In spring and summer refreshments are especially in demand. What is the best way to quench thirst? Let’s see.
Juices are rich in vitamins and trace elements. People like to drink them when the weather is warm. However, most part of fruit juices contains a lot of sugar. For example, a glass of orange juice provides you with about four pieces of sugar and gives you about 90 kcal. You should also remember that all fruit juices are bad for your teeth. Sugar and fruit acids combine with dental plaque and lead to the formation of caries. Therefore, after you have drunk juice, you should rinse your mouth.
Types of fruit juices:
— Fresh. Such type of juices contains a maximum of vitamins and low calories, but it can be stored only for two days.
— Nectars. They contain from 10 to 50% of juice. They have a lot of sugar, and therefore a lot of calories.
— Recovered. Fruit juice concentrate is diluted with water up to the original consistency. After that it is sterilized. Typically, such juices are additionally enriched with vitamins. It can be stored for a week.