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How Many Calories Are in a Cup of Apple Juice?

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author image Sabrina Stapleton
Sabrina Stapleton has been writing since 2001 with her work focusing on academic writing in the field of health and fitness. Stapleton holds a Master of Arts in physiotherapy as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in sports rehabilitation and physiotherapy from Kings College University.
How Many Calories Are in a Cup of Apple Juice?
Apples have many health benefits. Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Apple juice is a tasty beverage with a high nutritional value and health benefits. ScienceDaily.com cites a study reported in the January 2009 edition of the "Journal of Alzheimer’s," which found that regular consumption of products containing apples can aid in the prevention of the disorder.

Function

Calories are a source of energy found in the foods we eat. We need to consume calories in order for our bodies to have enough energy to function. According to the Food and Drug Administration, adults need to consume approximately 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day.

Calorie Amount

One cup of apple juice contains 117 calories; two of those calories are found in fat. By drinking one cup of apple juice, you will consume 6 percent of the recommended daily amount of calories.

Considerations

Apple juice contains no cholesterol; therefore, it is a healthy option for those that wish to reduce their cholesterol levels.

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