Guest rant: Crazy apples? That’s crazy!

I'm an equal opportunity blogger soI let others rant and rave on this blog, too!

Last week when I posted about 9 foods to avoid, my brilliant, beautiful, svelte, clever, and creative friend and student Diana Scimone (who also helps me edit this blog, so if there's more than one glowing adjective in this sentence, you know who's responsible), saw this basket of alleged fruit in the grocery store:

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Diana snapped the photo of these Crazy Apples (yes, that's what they're called) and texted it to me with this rant:

"Bubble-gum flavored apples? Are you kidding me? And we wonder why kids won't eat normal fruit anymore. I think the word 'crazy' on the label refers to anyone who would serve these to their kids. They're not cheap, either–$1.25 each. The label says '100% natural; no added sugar'–but where does that bubblegum flavor come from?"

So now apples by themselves the way G-d created them are not good enough?  (And apples have been around a lot longer than us!) Why do we have to spice them up with candy flavorings so that kids will eat them?

The company claims they don't inject them with anything–but why do we have to change the flavor of an apple? (How do we know that "one crazy apple a day, will keep the doctor away?)

9 foods to eat if you have Type 2 Diabetes (and even if you don’t!)

I posted an awesome article the other day, 9 foods to avoid when you have Type 2 Diabetes, by Joy Bauer. 

I added that these are foods you should avoid whether or not you have diabetes — so that you don't GET Type 2 Diabetes. 

Joy also listed 9 foods you should eat if you have Type 2 Diabetes. And wouldn't you know it, 9 out of 10 of the healthiest foods to include in your consumption (and I would say, "every day,") are among Joy's picks!

DUH! If most of your daily consumption is from these foods and you Move Your Assets more, you won't have to worry about getting Type 2 Diabetes!


9 foods to avoid if you have Type 2 Diabetes (and even if you don’t!)

9 Foods to Avoid When You have Type 2 Diabetes, written by the infamous Joy Bauer, MS, RD, offers some great tips on making healthy food choices if you have Type 2 (formerly known as adult onset) Diabetes. 

Even if you DON’T have diabetes, you probably NEVER WILL if you take the excellent advice this article offers!! Great stuff! 

Oh, and the reason why it is now called Type 2 Diabetes is because what used to be an “adult” disease now affects MILLIONS of kids! So pass this info onto YOUR children — and make sure you and your spouse follow it, too!


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Bethy’s thought of the day: “Your desk job makes you fat, sick, and dead”

Wow, someone is as blunt as me!

Articles like these make my job of "moving your assets" so much easier:

Your Desk Job Makes You Fat, Sick and Dead

Read it and ask yourself if YOUR job is making YOU sick….