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Superfood Sunday: Apples

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We’ve all heard the saying an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well I truly believe that, I actually have 2 apples a day usually

Source: Sustaining Creativity in a Busy Mom’s Worldbefore my workout as a nice energizing snack. Call me crazy, but some apples taste like candy to me.  Okay pick yourself up off the floor, you’re right there is no substitute for candy and an apple certainly can’t replace the taste of a M&M, but it can certainly help you fight a good sugar craving.

Apples are amazing foods, they contain about 3 grams fiber, so don’t peel off the skin. Apples are on average less than 50 calories, contain no fat and contain antioxidants, Vitamin C, potassium and polyphenols. They have been attributed to helping to reduce heart disease, cancers, type 2 diabetes. So go ahead an take a bite of a nice crispy apple. No, apple juice doesn’t count – all the good stuff has been pressed out during the manufacturing process.

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