CUT: (O'Neil) One hundred percent fruit juice plays an important role in the diets of children and teens, by supplying essential nutrients during crucial years for growth and development.
SCRIPT: O'Neil says 100 percent juice, which has no added sugars, is a nutrient-dense beverage choice and a smart addition to a healthy diet.
CUT: (O'Neil) Well with so many of us failing to meet recommendations for daily nutrient intake, drinking 100 percent juice should be encouraged as part of an overall balanced diet.
SCRIPT: For more information on the benefits of 100 percent fruit juice, log onto Fruit-Juice-Facts-dot-org. That's Supplementing Your Health from the Juice Products Association.