Navigation Links
Research suggests V8 100% vegetable juice can help people meet key dietary guidelines
Date:2/3/2011

Camden, N.J., February 3, 2011 Studies show drinking V8 100% vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight two areas of concern outlined in the newly released 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.1

A study conducted by researchers at the University of California-Davis found that adults who drank one, 8-ounce glass of vegetable juice each day, as part of a calorie-appropriate Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, got nearly twice as many vegetable servings a day than those who did not drink any vegetable juice. Additionally, nine out of 10 participants who drank V8 100% vegetable juice said they felt they were doing something good for themselves.2

Researchers attribute the results to the ease, convenience and enjoyment of vegetable juice as a way to get more vegetables.

"This study suggests that it's not enough to just educate people on the importance of vegetables, you need to show them ways to easily incorporate them into their daily routine," said study co-author Carl Keen, PhD, Professor of Nutrition and Internal Medicine at the University of California-Davis. "What we found was that something as simple as drinking your vegetables can be an effective tool in achieving behavior change."

The new U.S. Dietary Guidelines report also reinforces the need for Americans to achieve and sustain a healthy weight. Current data shows that 64 percent of women and 72 percent of men are overweight or obese.3 Eating more vegetables can be a helpful strategy to manage weight because they are "low-energy-dense," meaning they have more nutrition for fewer calories.

Again, vegetable juice can play a key role. A study from Baylor College of Medicine shows that overweight individuals with metabolic syndrome who drank one to two servings of V8 100% vegetable juice as part of a calorie-appropriate DASH diet lost more weight compared to non-juice drinkers. Over the 12-week study period, the juice drinkers lost an average of four pounds compared to the non-juice drinkers who lost one pound.4 In addition to weight loss, the vegetable juice drinkers had significant increases of vegetable intake, vitamin C and potassium over the course of the study compared to the non-juice drinkers.

"Making vegetable consumption easy is critical because it has so many benefits, from disease prevention to weight management," said John Foreyt, PhD, Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine. "We have a lot more work to do in finding ways for people to improve their health, but providing them with something simple like vegetable juice is a step in the right direction."


'/>"/>

Contact: Emily Jane Meyer
ejmeyer@webershandwick.com
312-988-2212
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Embedded Mobile & M2M Device revenues to Rise to Almost $19 Billion Globally by 2014, Says Juniper Research
2. 2010 HSR Impact Award recognizes surgical safety research
3. MSU launches first anti-counterfeiting research program
4. Researchers map all the fragile sites of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiaes genome
5. UH Case Medical Center researchers publish promising findings for advanced cervical cancer
6. Researchers discover new way to kill pediatric brain tumors
7. Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority
8. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1 Million to Drive Critical New Research Tools and Technologies in Parkinsons Drug Development
9. Luth Researchs IndicatorEDG(TM) Study Finds Americans Hopes of Achieving Their Dreams Are Fading
10. International Diabetes Federation awards $2 million to 9 global diabetes research projects
11. Gladstones Robert Mahley to receive Research!America advocacy award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Aeroflow Healthcare today ... recognizing America’s fastest growing private companies. Inc. magazine ranked Aeroflow Healthcare #2450 on ... , The Inc. 5000 represents the most comprehensive study of American ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... SeQuel Response announced ... multichannel growth agency among the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., putting it in ... companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... With the introduction of new ... a number of changes to the smartwatch market. As of June 2017, nearly nine ... from the six months prior. Additionally, according to latest WEAR Report Industry Overview and ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List ... with Three-Year Sales Growth of 3,004.8% , NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 – Inc. ... most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Advice Media, the industry leader in digital marketing for medical practices, ... and has been included in the Inc. 5000 for the second time in two years. ... in the Inc. 5000 rankings for the second year in a row. It’s extremely difficult ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... Aug. 2, 2017  Life Flight Network and PeaceHealth Oregon ... improves patient care and operational efficiency for patients at hospitals ... , Cottage Grove , and ... PeaceHealth and Life Flight Network work collaboratively to move patients ... or when a time sensitive emergency exists. ...
(Date:8/1/2017)... , Aug. 1, 2017   CerSci Therapeutics , ... Dallas, Texas , has received notice from the ... Institutes of Health (NIH) that it has been awarded ... totaling over $650,000 in 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 ... Investigational New Drug application of their lead non-opioid drug ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... Three Tru-D SmartUVC robots have arrived at Brian ... . Tru-D, short for "Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection," is a 5-foot-5 germ-killing ... services (ES) professional cleans the area with traditional cleaning protocols. ... Tru-D fights germs at Army ... "Although the BAACH has a very low infection ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: