When Apples Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be

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Ask your doctor, your mom, and a stranger on the street if apples are healthy for you and you’ll get the same answer. Absolutely. In fact most people would look at you a little weird if you questioned it. Don’t they say, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’?

Apples are encouraged in weight loss plans – Weight Watchers claims apples are ‘free’, and I’ve read more than one article encouraging  eating three apples a day – one before each meal to ‘fill you up’. There’s even apple detox programs where you eat nothing but apples for days!

As moms we’re ecstatic when our kids ask for an apple as an afternoon treat instead of a cookie or a Little Debbie snack. Oh, if only grandma could hear them! Friends look at our little Red-Delicious-crunching-angels and wonder why their children can’t be like ours. Rise, oh, mothers of apple eaters and wave at the crowds!

I hate to make your fantasy world come to a screeching halt, but here goes. . .

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Paula
I’m Paula - like many of you I wear a lot of hats. Child of God, wife of 20 years, homeschooling mom of 6, reluctant cook, chocolate-snatcher, and health and fitness coach. Various family health issues including Lyme disease and candida has turned me into a 'researcher' with a passion for understanding how our God-created bodies thrive or deteriorate based on what we put in it. I developed the Kicking Candida Program to help women like me who struggle with food cravings and candida heal their gut and drop the weight.
Paula
Paula
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Paula

I’m Paula - like many of you I wear a lot of hats. Child of God, wife of 20 years, homeschooling mom of 6, reluctant cook, chocolate-snatcher, and health and fitness coach. Various family health issues including Lyme disease and candida has turned me into a 'researcher' with a passion for understanding how our God-created bodies thrive or deteriorate based on what we put in it. I developed the Kicking Candida Program to help women like me who struggle with food cravings and candida heal their gut and drop the weight.

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