You know how kids simply love to be naked? My kids love screaming around the house in their birthday suits. Alas, it is also the name of a brand of juice smoothie owned by PepsiCo.
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If you haven't, you might be surprised to learn just how much sugar is inside. For instance, a small 10 ounce bottle of Naked's Green Machine has a whopping 35 grams of sugar. Compare that with 10 ounces of Pepsi, which has 34 grams of sugar.
I used to love Naked Juices. As in, I basically had one This was until I realized that the "health juice" I thought was filling me up from my am breakfast until my pm lunch wasn't really a health juice.
A bottle of Naked Juice might seem pretty healthy — they're brightly colored and printed with fruits and veggies — but yesterday PepsiCo was sued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest CSPI for misleading consumers with claims that the drinks are healthier than they actually are, according to Business Insider. The CPSI argues that Naked Juices uses deceptive terms and taglines like "only the best ingredients" or "the goodness inside" to market the juices and smoothies, when really they're just made from cheap, nutrient-poor fruit juices. Oh, goodness.
I received a message this morning asking me to discuss the pros and cons of Naked Juice. Here are my thoughts:. Fiber is important for many reasons but especially because it slows digestion, helps control the absorption of sugar and keeps you fuller for longer.
The marketing of Naked Juice makes it seem like it's an optimal choice for a healthy snack. There are several delicious flavors to choose from; Berry Blast, Green Machine, and my old personal favorite, the classic strawberry banana. Not exactly. This fruity drink not only lacks nutritional value but the drinks also contains about 44 to 53 grams of sugar, depending on the flavor.
Naked Juice is being sued by a consumer advocacy group that says the company is misleading customers about the high sugar content in its products. The recommended daily intake of sugar is no more than But that sugar adds up to calories the pomegranate blueberry juice has calories.