Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Discover an easy way to stay healthy with Welch 100% grape juice!

“At Welch's, we value what's REAL, we value family, we value health and wellness and we value in sharing what's good. For over 140 years, Welch’s has been providing families around the world with products that bring a happy balance of goodness and deliciousness.” ~Erika Evaristo Rodriguez, VP Marketing of Welch's Philippines

It was such a learning and refreshing Saturday afternoon to discover an easy way to stay healthy with 100% grape juice. Drinking 100% grape juice complements whole fruit intake by providing essential nutrients and more.

With a lot of options and cooking materials used for preparing food plus a wider range of food choices available and not to forget lots of online stores where you can now conveniently buy your groceries. Many families are still unable to meet their daily nutrient requirements which help prevent chronic diseases.

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According to research, the percentage of Filipino households that do not fulfill their dietary energy requirements has been increasing. On the latest Food Consumption Survey by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology in 2013, it was revealed that 69.3% did not fulfill their dietary energy requirements – higher by 2.4% than the previous survey in 2008. 

Welch's 100% grape juice in 1.89L  and 295ml

In addition, research says Filipinos are only able to meet 39% of the daily 400 grams of fruits and vegetables suggested by the World Health Organization. With less of the important naturally occurring nutrients from fruits – such as polyphenols from grapes that help the heart – individuals are exposed to risks of lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disorders. 

Welch's 100% grape juice

Discover What’s Good 
The good news is that Filipinos can find convenient, nutritious and delicious ways to stay healthy that match their busy lifestyle. 

WELCH's 100% grape juice  variants

Experts recommend 100% fruit juices as healthy complements to whole fruits. While whole fruits are a great source of fiber, 100% fruit juices also carry essential vitamins and minerals needed by the body to function well and prevent many chronic diseases. For instance, 8 ounces of pure fruit juice such as Welch’s 100% grape juice is equivalent to serving a whole cup of fruit. 

Welch's Think Purple

In fact, drinking 100% fruit juice from grapes may actually provide you with more polyphenols than eating the fruit, without causing weight gain. Making a pure grape juice involves crushing the fruit, including seeds and dark purple skin, which releases more of these nutrients. In addition, pure fruit juice only uses naturally occurring fruit sugars, without any added sugars. More than a decade’s worth of research suggests that 100% grape juice can help support a healthy heart. 

Welch's roadmap to a healthy  heart

An advocate of better nutritional choice for Filipino families, Welch’s provides a wide range of healthy juice products that are refreshing to the palate and good for the body in the long term. 

Here are some of the cooking highlights of the event:
Chef Trisha Ocampo of CCA, Manila  demonstrates easy-to-make healthy snacks for the family

Welch’s 100% juice drinks are widely available in retail outlets nationwide.

Ms. Paz Sales of  Nutritionists-Dietitians Association of the Philippines gives a refreshing  talk about the health benefits of drinking 100% concord grapes

Welch's other variants - Juice  Cocktail drinks, Sparkling Grape and Fruit Snacks

For more information about the science behind 100% grape juice, visit Follow Welch's PH on Facebook and Instagram

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