Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Health

June 7, 2012

Regular soda, diet soda, zero-calorie soda: What's really safe?

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Low-Sodium Tomato Juice: Protects against certain cancer types. Processed tomato products have the richest source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been known to lower the risk of lung and stomach cancer, say experts. Tomato juice has also been known to reduce the chances of getting  pancreatic, colorectal, esophageal, oral, breast and cervical cancers.

Orange Juice: Many already drink the popular breakfast beverage for its taste, but orange juice also has some wonderful health benefits. It's a high source of vitamin C, and has antioxidants that can thwart off diseases like, cataracts, and certain types of cancers. It's also known to boost the immune system. However, it's even better to eat an orange, as you get more fiber that way.

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