Friday, September 24

Is orange juice REALLY as bad for you as Diet Coke?

You’ve probably seen the sensational media headlines in the last few days telling you to ditch the humble OJ and opt for a Diet Coke instead – and if you’re confused by it, I don’t blame you. So, I thought I’d throw in my own two cents to try and help you make sense of the whole conundrum.

The cause of this ruckus is the impending changes to the algorithm the government’s Health Star rating system is based on. The changes will see 100 per cent fruit juice dethroned from its five star status to just three and a half stars, or less. To give you some context, that’s the same score given to Diet Coke.

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