By Jamie Leach
The higher the concentration of sugar and caloric in fruit juice, the greater the likelihood of obesity and unwarranted weight gain.
This can cause a rapid decline in blood sugar levels and cravings for more of these empty calories, which can lead to weight gain.
Some bottled smoothies contain as much or even more sugar than soda, yet they bear a health halo, deceiving you into believing they are healthy due to their name, packaging.
Daily soda consumers had 10% more visceral fat than those who did not consume soda.
It's called a "beer belly" for a reason, but it's not just daily alcohol consumption that can result in weight gain.
The worst ones contain 560 calories, 14 grams of saturated fat, and 80 grams of carbohydrates.