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March 11, 2009

THE HEALTH & WELLNESS NEWSLETTER FROM THE MAKER OF JUICE PLUS+® • WINTER/SPRING 2005
Inside…
Turning the tide of
children’s nutrition
Prevention Plus+ Profile:
Peter Nieman, M.D.
More Juice Plus+®
clinical research
underway
The latest results from the Juice Plus+® Children’s Health Study show that the longer
you take Juice Plus+®, the more positive changes you’re likely to see in your overall
health and wellness.
The Juice Plus+® Children’s Health Study is a large-scale, multi-year health survey
designed to determine what effect adding Juice Plus+® to the family diet can have on
the health and nutrition of children and their parents.
According to responses collected and analyzed to date from the ongoing study, more
children and more adults experience improvements in specific measures of diet and
lifestyle after a full year on Juice Plus+® than report these same improvements after only
a few months on the product. For example:
• 46% of parents in the survey report that their children are making fewer doctor visits
after only 4-8 months on either Juice Plus+® capsules or chewables, but that number
increases to 65% of children who have been on Juice Plus+® for at least a full year.
• Similarly, while 39% of the children in the study are missing less school after a few
months on Juice Plus+®, that number grows to 58% of children after a full year.
• After a few months on Juice Plus+®, 41% of parents note their children taking fewer
prescription or over-the-counter medications, but after a full year that number
increases to 59%.
This summary data and the table on the following page are based on the now more than
25,000 familes who have returned initial follow-up questionnaires.
. . . the more benefits
you’ll see.
The longer you take
Juice Plus+®. . .
WINTER/SPRING 2005 • THE HEALTH & WELLNESS NEWSLETTER FROM THE MAKER OF JUICE PLUS+®
“These latest results – our first analysis
of data from families who have been
taking Juice Plus+® for a year or more –
show that good nutrition has a cumulative
effect,” says Kathryn Boschert,
Executive Director of the Juice Plus+
Children’s Research Foundation®.
“Improving your diet isn’t about making
changes for a few months and then
reverting to old behaviors. It’s about
how you eat for the rest of your life.”
Families consuming Juice Plus+® are apparently headed in the
right direction diet-wise. For example, 73% of parents say that
their children are eating less fast food or drinking fewer soft
drinks after a full year on Juice Plus+® – up from 61% after
4-8 months on the product. Also, 62% report that their children
are actually eating more fruits and vegetables after a full
year of taking Juice Plus+®, up from 43% after a few months.
“The message here is that Juice Plus+® helps you make other
important changes in your diet,” Boschert – herself a
Registered Dietician – explains.
“While our study is called the Children’s Health Study, we also
collect data on adults,” Boschert expounds. “That’s because for
every child 6-18 who participates, there is a parent or other
adult who takes Juice Plus+® along with the child. We set it up
this way because we believe that parental support and involvement
are key to successfully establishing good health habits in
children – ‘monkey see, monkey do,’ if you will. This means
that we’re collecting the same kinds of data on adults as well.
“Adult respondents show the same improvements as children,”
Boschert continues. “Almost half [49%] report that they
themselves are missing less work or school after a year of Juice
Plus+®, up from 31% after only a few months. And 49% also
say that they are visiting the doctor less often after a full year,
up from 29% after 4-8 months.
“This is proof that it’s never too late to get started down the
road to better health,” Boschert concludes.
It’s also proof that the longer you take Juice Plus+®, the
more likely it is that good things are going for happen to you
health-wise.
For more information about the Juice Plus+® Children’s Health
Study – including complete survey results to date – please visit
the Juice Plus+ Children’s Research Foundation® web site at
http://www.childrensresearch.org.
After 4-8 months of After a full year of
taking Juice Plus+® taking Juice Plus+®
Children Adults Children Adults
Eating less fast food/
Drinking fewer soft drinks 61% 60% 73% 75%
Eating more fruits and vegetables 43% 54% 62% 73%
Fewer doctor’s visits 46% 29% 65% 49%
Taking less prescription or
Over-the-counter medication 41% 23% 59% 41%
Less school or work missed 39% 31% 58% 49%
Positive benefit of some kind 90% 85% 92% 87%
Increased awareness of health 80% 78% 90% 90%
“Adult respondents show the same improvements as children.”
Kathryn Boschert, R.D.
The longer you take Juice Plus+® the more benefits you see.
WINTER/SPRING 2005 • THE HEALTH & WELLNESS NEWSLETTER FROM THE MAKER OF JUICE PLUS+®
Prevention Plus+ Profile:
Peter Nieman, M.D.
According to The National Center for Health Statistics,
fewer than 15% of elementary school children eat the recommended
five or more servings of fruits and vegetables
daily. On any given day, 45% eat no fruit and 20% eat less
than one serving of vegetables. “We find that kids are getting
their vegetables from sandwich condiments such as iceberg
lettuce, onions, pickles, and tomatoes,” says Jeff Hampl,
Ph.D., R.D., spokesperson for the American Dietetic
Association.
Fortunately, the tide may be starting to turn:
• In the United Kingdom, McDonald’s has introduced
sliced fresh fruit as a substitute for french fries in children’s
Happy Meals. Subway now sells a “Kids’ Pak” with 100%
juice. Romano’s Macaroni Grill offers a chicken breast with
broccoli and pasta on its kids’ menu. Tony Roma’s kids’
meals come with celery and carrot sticks.
• In 1996, chef Alice Waters started the “Edible Schoolyard”
initiative (www.edibleschoolyard.org) in a Berkeley, CA middle
school. Now her idea is going district-wide. By 2014,
every school in the district will have its own garden growing
fresh fruits and vegetables and a cafeteria serving locally
grown fresh produce.
• Some 62% of respondents to the Juice Plus+® Children’s
Health Study report that their children eat more fruits and
vegetables after a full year of taking Juice Plus+®.
Home Calgary, Alberta
Medical Specialty Pediatrics
Education 1979: obtained undergraduate
degree at Tygerberg Hospital in Capetown,
South Africa. 1987: completed residency at
Alberta Children’s Hospital; received FRCP
(medical) degree from the University of
Calgary.
Professional History Practicing pediatrician
in Calgary since 1987. Clinical Assistant
Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at
the University of Calgary.
Professional Service Serves on the National
Advisory Committee on Physical Activity and
Healthy Active Living for Children and Youth
and on the Canadian Pediatric Society’s
Psychosocial Committee. Previously served on
the Executive Committee of the Canadian
Pediatric Society’s Community Pediatrics
Section and on the Obesity Management and
Prevention Committee of the Alberta Medical
Association. Regular medical contributor to
newspapers, radio and television.
Hobbies Marathon running (completed 49 to
date, including two Boston Marathons and
two New York City Marathons).
Health Advice “The general principle is that
fad diets should be avoided. A balanced diet
rich in fruits and vegetables is the best; it
would be difficult to eat too much of this
food group. The brighter their colors, the
healthier those fruits and vegetables are. And
although good nutrition remains the ultimate
goal, remember to always combine it with
moderate, comfortable, realistic, and consistent
physical activity.”
Why he recommends Juice Plus+® to his
patients and their parents: “As both a pediatrician
and a parent of four children, I recognize
the many challenges involved in raising
healthy (and happy) children. One of the
most critical but often overlooked factors is
the importance of good nutrition.
“Juice Plus+® is a great way to get more good
nutrition from fruits and vegetables into the
bodies of children (and their parents) every
day. Sharing Juice Plus+® with my patients is
the start of an educational process that pays
even greater dividends down the road.”
“Sharing
Juice Plus+® with
my patients is
the start of an
educational
process that pays
even greater
dividends down
the road.”
Dr. Peter Nieman is one of the
many health professionals speaking
to audiences around the
world as part of our Juice
Plus+® Prevention Plus+ Health
Education Series. If you’d like to
attend a Prevention Plus+
Seminar in your area, ask your
Juice Plus+® representative or
call our Juice Plus+® information
line at 1-877-JUICEPLUS
(1-877-584-2375).
Turning the tide of children’s nutrition
Researchers at leading hospitals and universities around the world
continue to evaluate a wide range of health and nutritional benefits
associated with taking Juice Plus+®.
Investigators at the University of Florida are conducting a randomized,
placebo-controlled study of the effect of Juice Plus+® on
markers of immune function in healthy young adults. This investigation
builds upon a previous clinical study conducted at the
University of Arizona and published in 1999 in the journal
Integrative Medicine. The earlier study showed that Juice Plus+®
significantly improved several key markers of immune system
function in an older population.
A double-blind, placebo-controlled study is being performed by
researchers at the University of Würzburg in Germany on the
effects of Juice Plus+® on the outcome of established periodontal
treatment in patients with poor gum health. While the importance
of good nutrition to good dental health in general has been
well established in scientific literature, this marks the first clinical
study of Juice Plus+® in the dental health field.
A double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation of the bioavailability
of the nutrition provided by Juice Plus+® in an Asian population
is being conducted at Tokyo Women’s University in
Japan. The bioavailability of key phytonutrients delivered by Juice
Plus+® has already been demonstrated in six separate published
clinical studies conducted by investigators on three other continents:
North America, Europe, and Australia.
A double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study at Yale
University-Griffin Hospital Prevention Research Center is
focused on the effects of Juice Plus+® on endothelial function in
insulin resistant adults, a condition often referred to as “Metabolic
Syndrome” or “Syndrome X.” The Yale-Griffin Study marks the
first clinical investigation of Juice Plus+® on this population.
There are a total of eleven clinical studies of Juice Plus+® currently
underway. The focus of other studies include the effects of Juice
Plus+® on cardiovascular health; on pregnancy health; on exerciseinduced
oxidative stress; and, on the nutritional status and quality
of life of cancer survivors.
Juice Plus+® continues to be the most thoroughly researched nutritional
product in the world.
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WINTER/SPRING 2005 • THE HEALTH & WELLNESS NEWSLETTER FROM THE MAKER OF JUICE PLUS+®
More Juice Plus+® clinical research underway

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