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Orange juice is being called a massive scam -- and now the American breakfast staple is disappearing

Americans are turning away from orange juice. The drink was considered a breakfast staple for decades, and has long been featured prominently in nearly every cereal ad as part of a "complete breakfast." But Americans' consumption of orange juice has been plunging in recent years, as awareness grows over the scant nutritional value of the drink. Nutritionally, orange juice isn't much better for you than a glass of soda or any other sweetened beverage, as Business Insider's Erin Brodwin wrote earlier this month in a post calling it the "biggest con of your life.
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