- Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit for infants younger than 6 months.
- Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit for infants older than 6 months and children.
- Fruit drinks are not nutritionally equivalent to fruit juice.
- Excessive juice consumption may be associated with diarrhea, flatulence, abdominal distention, and tooth decay.
[Note: Adapted from an article which originally appeared in Natural Products INSIDER Supplement Perspectives]