Fact, fiction and myths: You decide

There is a huge amount of information available on the internet about health, wellness and juicing. It can be difficult to believe what is true and what is hype. Below you will find various research topics and links to the credible research database so you can find out the facts.

If you have found research that others should be aware of and that you feel should belong here, please let me know. I want to make sure that the list of research is up to date and informative.

The following categories are on this page:

  • General Health, which includes research on fruits and vegetables and health, blood pH, stress and diet.
  • Juicing, which includes research on juices in the diet, impact on health.
  • Cold-pressed, Centrifugal Juicing & Blending, which includes research on processes and how it impact the quality of juices.
  • Hunger hormones, including leptin, ghrelin, cortisol, insulin, and a few others that rule or influence hunger. 

General Health

Title: Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality-a systematic review and dose response meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Published: International Journal of Epidemiology, Feb 2017.

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Title: Stress, Food, and Inflammation: Psychoneuroimmunology and Nutrition at the Cutting Edge

Published: Psychosom Med, May 2020.

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Juicing

Title: 100 % Fruit juice and measures of glucose control and insulin sensitivity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Published: Cambridge University Press, Dec 2017.

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Title: Health benefit of vegetable/fruit juice-based diet: Role of microbiome.

Published: Scientific Reports, published online May 2017.

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Title: Effects and Mechanisms of Fruit and Vegetable Juices on Cardiovascular Diseases

Published: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Mar 2017.

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Title: 267 Acute Kidney Injury Caused by Juicing and Volume Depletion Lading to End Stage Renal Disease.

Published: Elsevier, published online 18 Mar 2020.

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Cold-pressed, Centrifugal Juicing & Blending

Title: Effect of cold-pressed and normal centrifugal juicing on quality attributes of fresh juices: do cold-pressed juices harbor a superior nutritional quality and antioxidant capacity?

Published: Heliyon, NCIB, published online Jun 2019.

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Title: Antioxidant activities of fresh grape juices prepared using various household processing methods.

Published: Food Science and Biotechnology, NCIB, published online Jul 2017.

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Title: Comparison of the Effects of Blending and Juicing on the Phytochemicals Contents and Antioxidant Capacity of Typical Korean Kernel Fruit Juices.

Published: Preventative Nutrition and Food Science, NCBI, published Jun 2014.

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Title: Long-Term Effect on Bioactive Components and Antioxidant Activity of Thermal and High-Pressure Pasteurization of Orange Juice

Published: Molecules, NCIB, published online Oct 2018.

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Title: Antioxidant activities of fresh grape juices prepared using various household processing methods.

Published: Food Science and Biotechnology, NCIB, published online Jul 2017.

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Hunger Hormones

Title: Effect of a high-protein breakfast on the postprandial ghrelin response

Published: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Feb 2006

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Title: Leptin and zinc relation: In regulation of food intake and immunity

Published: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dec 2012

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