FOR NUTRITIONAL CONTENTS
Energy Value | Carbohydrates | Ascorbic Acid | Sodium | Iron
Energy value is the amount of calories which our body obtains from food. Energy values (in kcal) are calculated and compared with the declared value by manufacturer. The higher the energy value in juice, the better it is considered to be. • Highest energy was found in Real Activ (58.2 kcal/100 gm) among mixed fruit juices, and in Minute Maid (66.5 kcal/100 gm) among fruit drinks. In the fruit drinks category, lowest energy value was in Del Monte (58.6 kcal/100 gm). • For all brands, energy value was higher than the
declared value. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the most common source of energy for us. The higher the carbohydrate amount, Sodium
Sodium shall be as per declaration and it should not be present in a high quantity. • In the case of brands that declared their sodium, it was found to be as per declaration. Sodium was highest in 24 Mantra (22.1 mg/litre) among mixed fruit juices and in Minute Maid (207.9 mg/ litre) among fruit drinks. Iron It should be as per declaration/claim. • All brands that declared their iron quantity met the specified requirement. Iron was highest in Real Activ in mixed fruit juices and in Tropicana among fruit drinks.