Fruit juice has been marketed as a health food and a good food choice for years now. Very few people realize that fruit juice does not give you the same benefit as eating an actual piece of fruit. Drinking fruit juice is very high in sugar, even when no sugar is added, and the vitamins and minerals that you get from eating the actual piece of fruit are not there in the juices. This article is very informative on the misconceptions of fruit juice and very educational. Once you are done reading it, you will better understand why juices are a treat and not a health food.