Find out which drink wins the nutrition showdown.

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August 15, 2008

Both of America's most popular juices are delicious, low-caloriebeverages with many nutrients and no fat. But if you're choosing,go for O.J. It's known as a vitamin C powerhouse and boasts almosttwice the potassium of apple juice. It also contains about aquarter of the recommended daily allowance for folic acid, whichlowers the risk of heart disease and stroke. Apple juice has ahealthful amount of potassium and vitamin C but lacks folicacid.

Orange Juice
(8 ounces, unfortified)
112 calories
0 grams fat
496 milligrams potassium
124 milligrams vitamin C
74 micrograms folate


Apple Juice

(8 ounces, unfortified)
117 calories
0 grams fat
295 milligrams potassium
103 milligrams vitamn C
0 micrograms folate

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