7 Shocking Health Hazards of Packed Juices

Diet & Nutrition
Health Hazards of Packed Juices
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Fruit juice is considered one of the healthiest food items but it is true for freshly prepared juices only. Packed juices are nothing more than a junk food. Shocked? It is a reality. Readout following facts to know how packed juices are a wastage of your money and health.

Packed with Zero Vitamins:

Packaged juices can be stored for up to one year. But this is beneficial for the company not for you. Heat treatment involved in this process to keep the juice fresh for long duration makes it lose all of its vitamins.

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Low-Quality Fruits are Used:

If you see ingredients of packed juices you will find Patulin in these, a mild toxic reagent, as an ingredient to keep the taste fresh and avoid the unpleasant smell. It is the indication that poor quality fruits have been used to make that juice and patulin is added to cover this fraud but it causes genotoxicity.
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“No Preservatives” are Way too Bad:

Juices labeled ‘no preservatives’ are considered safe and healthy but these are ones from which oxygen is removed by the process called deoxygenating. Removing oxygen from fruits and vegetables deteriorates these and makes these hazardous to humans.

Artificial Flavors are Real Foes:

The preserved juices are of great taste and are sweet in nature. Both aims are achieved by adding artificial flavors and sugar, both of which are not good for the human body, especially for kidneys. Artificial flavors put an extra burden on kidneys and can lead to renal failure. If you are duped by some kidney problem, find out about the best nephrologist in Karachi, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.

High Caloric Content:

Packed juices are not only packed with sweet juice but also are high in calories as compared to the fresh juices made at home. These calories put extra weight on the body and real reason of increasing waistline.
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 Increased Risk of Diabetes:

The packed juices contain simple carbohydrate instead of complex one which can raise the blood glucose level immediately and leads to diabetes in the long run. To book your appointment online with the best diabetologist in Lahore, Karachi, and other main cities of Pakistan visit Marham.pk.

Reproductive Health is at Stake:

Many artificial ingredients which are used as taste enhancer or to increase the shelf life of packed or canned juices are directly affecting the reproductive system of both male and females and cause fertility and sexual problems. If you are a victim of any such problem and do not know whom to consult with. You can easily book your appointment online with the best sexologist in Karachi, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.pk.

Cut down packed juice usage, prepare them at your home and enjoy all health benefits.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.

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