Click here to visit the EUFIC Homepage
Food Safety & Quality
Food Technology
Food Risk Communication
Health & Lifestyle
Diet-Related Diseases
Consumer Insights
Food for thought
EU initiatives
In the spotlight
Energy Balance
Multimedia Centre

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the Health on the Net Foundation Code for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can fruit juice replace fruit?

It all depends on what we are talking about. Only fruit juice pressed at home or carrying the wording “100% pure juice” can replace a fruit and contribute to fulfilling the nutritional objectives (the much-publicised "5 per day"). Even so, you should not replace each fruit by a glass of fruit juice, which is higher in calories and less filling than a whole fruit.

Source: IFN


The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is a non-profit organisation which communicates science-based information on nutrition and health, food safety and quality, to help consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet.

Read more
This site was last updated 26/05/2016
View all search results