Good – Orange Juice (Tropicana Smooth)
110 Calories per 240ml & 22g sugar
Better – Fizzy Orange (Fanta)
92 Calories per 330ml & 22.8g sugar
Best – Orange Squash (Robinson’s no added sugar)
8 Calories per 240ml serving & 0.6g sugar
So is a soft drink healthier than fruit juice?
Diet drinks have fewer calories. However, fruit juice provides additional benefits like vitamins and micronutrients that may not be in a fizzy drink. Be careful as some contain stimulants like caffeine
Doesn’t fruit juice contain natural sugar?
Whilst this is true, the calories from excessive sugar intake may result in weight gain.