230. Is fruit juice healthy?

juice, health, wellness, fruit

This week’s podcast covers the controversial topic of fruit juice. Paul makes an argument for why you should include fruit juice in your diet without fearing glucose spikes or carb overload. He explains the benefits of carbohydrates in one’s diet in the form of fruit, honey, and fruit juice.

Time Stamps:
00:06:00 Paul’s food & autoimmune journey
00:12:00 Carbohydrates & insulin resistance/fasting glucose
00:19:05 Benefits of including carbohydrates in your diet
00:23:20 Should obese people or people with diabetes consume carbohydrates?
00:26:50 Sugar addiction & gut dysbiosis
00:31:50 Do blood sugar spikes increase glycation? 
00:38:05 Research on different kinds of fruit juice
00:56:00 Why not to fear blood sugar spikes and blood glucose levels
01:00:00 Thoughts on NAFLD

There are NO hidden dangers in fruit and honey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dm9-DDoSqhM
Effect of rice diet on diabetes mellitus associated with vascular disease: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/13591100/
Supplemental Watermelon Juice Attenuates Acute Hyperglycemia-Induced Macro-and Microvascular Dysfunction in Healthy Adults: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34510203/
The Effect of Watermelon Juice Supplementation on Heart Rate Variability and Metabolic Response during an Oral Glucose Challenge: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9967111/
Watermelon Juice: a Novel Functional Food to Increase Circulating Lycopene in Older Adult Women: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30756297/
Effects of red orange juice intake on endothelial function and inflammatory markers in adult subjects with increased cardiovascular risk: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22492368/
Drinking orange juice increases total antioxidant status and decreases lipid peroxidation in adults: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24476220/
Effect of orange juice intake on vitamin C concentrations and biomarkers of antioxidant status in humans: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12936929/
Effects of Tart Cherry Juice on Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Older Adults: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6413159/
Concord grape juice supplementation improves memory function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20028599/
Commercial Grape Juices Inhibit the in Vitro Oxidation of Human Low-Density Lipoproteins: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf9707952
Grape juice but not orange or grapefruit juice inhibits human platelet aggregation: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10613766/
Purple grape juice improves endothelial function and reduces the susceptibility of LDL cholesterol to oxidation in patients with coronary artery disease: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10477529/
The effects of pomegranate juice consumption on blood pressure and cardiovascular health: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21457902/
Pomegranate juice: a heart-healthy fruit juice: https://p

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