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YLLWROSE86 SparkPoints: (976)
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1/28/13 1:03 A

the gummie sugar fruit snacks? Yes. REAL fruit... or dehydrated banana chips ect... no.

BEARLYBOO SparkPoints: (0)
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1/28/13 1:01 A


BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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1/26/13 5:54 A

If it is natural fruit, like an apple, banana or grapes then no I don't think of it as fruit. Processed fruit is candy to me.

JULIACOLLINS62 Posts: 1,704
1/26/13 12:04 A


KARITR1 SparkPoints: (1,218)
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1/26/13 12:00 A

No, but I do eat fruit gummy vitamins, probiotics, calcium, and fiber. They do have some calories so I use them like a snack.

CHERYLL1949 SparkPoints: (56,552)
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1/25/13 11:01 P


1/25/13 10:56 P

yes, high sugar content

NFLATTE Posts: 9,512
1/25/13 10:13 P


AM_MORRIS87 Posts: 1,665
1/25/13 10:08 P

Yes I do

ETHELMERZ Posts: 19,636
1/25/13 9:20 P

If dried and covered with stuff, yes, I'd consider it candy...........but I hate stuff like that wouldn't eat it, ever. Can't stand gummi stuff, either, and neither did my kids.

BIGPERM47 SparkPoints: (6,625)
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1/25/13 9:10 P

If i desire them i will throw down a couple

KEEP_GOING247 Posts: 2,350
1/25/13 8:50 P


MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 17,449
1/25/13 7:41 P

I would read the label. If it was dried fruit without a lot of stuff added,I would say no. If it isn't dried fruit but just sugar gelatin and fruit flavor then yes

EXPOGIRL50 SparkPoints: (7,094)
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1/25/13 7:10 P


GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/25/13 6:58 P

Did you accidentally click on the wrong question? "Yogurt and blueberries" doesn't make any sense here.

BIERMA Posts: 836
1/25/13 6:38 P

yogurt with blueberries

GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/25/13 6:36 P

YES. It might have some juice in it but let's read the label, and look at the ingredients. Highly refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors (propylene glycol in some-which is the base ingredient in anti-freeze), and artificial colors, which can cause or exacerbate behavioral issues in children. It is very little bit real food and very much a food product. The refined sugars foster cravings for other not-so-good-for-us foods.

You want fruit snacks, get dried fruit or fresh fruit. It is so much better for you.

This is not to sound hypocritical or anything. I used to buy that crap for my kids, thinking it was not a bad choice, but...I think that may be one of the reasons I have had a hard time getting her to eat real fruit. She's slowly but surely coming to terms with Mommy's resistance to getting processed foods. She actually ate a small Granny Smith apple yesterday. She hadn't eaten apples without peanut butter for a couple years.

BLUETIGERCLAWS1 SparkPoints: (6,604)
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1/25/13 6:31 P

I dont but I probably should. Fruit cups and fruit gummies arent really real fruit haha.

NYC2015 Posts: 60
1/25/13 6:28 P

Do you consider fruit snacks, candy?

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