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OrangeSmoke20
03-29-2008, 08:49 PM
Does anyone know how bad grapes are? I have found a way to help my cravings by eating grapes but I am eating alot of them (my new food I am addicted too). Someone told me they are really high is carbs and to not eat so many, but I figured I would ask you all because you are all so knowledgable and helpful http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gif

If they are that bad, I guess I have to find a new healthy food to use as a substitute!


Lori Moreno
03-29-2008, 11:15 PM
Hi Dawn,

Grapes are great! Lots of fiber. I would get organic ones. Sometimes I freeze them and they taste really great.


Lorihttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gif

jnmurra
03-30-2008, 05:46 AM
Grapes....bad??? Nahhhh! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

Honestly, if they are keeping you from eating junk food, I wouldn't worry about it right now unless you're eating like a dump truck full of them, which I know you're not. LOL!


<DIV =pDsc>Nutrition Information for Grapes:


The following nutrition information is for one serving of grapes. That would be about one cup of grapes, or 92 grams. This general information is for all variety of raw American slip skin grapes.
<DIV =pDsc>Macronutrients:


Water: 74.80 g


Calories: 62


Protein: 0.58 g


Carbohydrates: 15.78 g


Fiber: 0.8 g


Sugars: 14.95 g
http://nutrition.about.com/od/fruitsandvegetables/p/grapes.htm (http://nutrition.about.com/od/fruitsandvegetables/p/grapes.htm)


FV Mom
03-30-2008, 07:56 AM
Grapes are awesome! Most any doctor or nutritionist will tell you, ya don't get fat eating fruits and veggies so eat to your hearts content! Now bread and pasta? That stuff is the debilsmileys/smiley36.gif

happymommy
03-30-2008, 11:58 AM
One of my favorite snacks is grapes and almonds. The fiber, fat &amp; protein combo really helps fill me up.
Glad you found something that works for your cravings! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif

OrangeSmoke20
03-31-2008, 08:43 PM
Thanks everyone! Well I ran out of grapes today and I ended up hitting the ice cream...so tomorrow I am going off to the farmer's market to get more grapes. I may eat alot of them but that is a HECK of alot better then ice cream....lol

Velvetsky
04-01-2008, 06:49 AM
LOL! This made me laugh. :) Grapes bad? naahhh! as Jen put it! lol

Grapes are good for you! Especially red grapes. The only thing that is bad is any pesticides that may be on them.

Happymommy ~ I love almonds and grapes too!! ;)

OrangeSmoke20
04-01-2008, 08:57 PM
I know Holly...that is what I thought when she told me...I was like GRAPES, BAD?
I only eat the red ones...I don't like the green ones...don't know why...call me strange. I think the red ones are much sweeter!



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