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Posted by: 855 (Guest), Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 5:51am
I asked this question in another thread but then decided it may get lost in there.

I would like to know what effect apples have on Type O Nons

Thanks in advance
Posted by: Amazone I., Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 9:42am; Reply: 1
coz of the fruitsugar, might have a reaction ::) :-/ like a rash
or a form of discompfort in mouth or belly ;).....
Posted by: Debra+, Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 12:05pm; Reply: 2
I don't has been too long since I've had one.  :'(  I used to love eating them with big Snyder's sourdough pretzels.  

Debra :)
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 12:44pm; Reply: 3
Well I don't know if I am a non or not.

But apples are okay for secretors and avoid for nons.

I eat an apple every day at lunchtime.

I'm only been following BTD for about a week but today after I'd eaten lunch I got felt so bad.  My stomach churned and I made several trips to the bathroom.

Just made me wonder and hence the question.

Probably way to much info though .. lol
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 3:13pm; Reply: 4
I did answer to the other might want to look there ;)
Posted by: 252 (Guest), Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 4:34pm; Reply: 5
Apples dont bother me. I might keep on eating them on occasion even though they are an avoid. They dont upset my stomach or make me ache.
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 12:08am; Reply: 6
Thanks Lola and all
Posted by: Lola, Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 12:14am; Reply: 7
Posted by: meribelle, Thursday, October 25, 2007, 11:12am; Reply: 8
I think I get a stuffy nose after I eat apples.  I love apples, though and miss them.
Posted by: 521 (Guest), Thursday, October 25, 2007, 11:13am; Reply: 9
Apples tear right through me like a rusty Ferrari.
Posted by: OSuzanna, Thursday, October 25, 2007, 12:25pm; Reply: 10
Ron -like the prairie dog!

Tillarna - I love apples, particularly Macintosh in the autumn here (now), but since I found out I was a nonnie, I cut way back and only have one occasionally. Haven't pinpointed any troubles to blame on them, yet, as I have been able to do with other foods. :P

Just remembered - I stopped drinking apple juice years ago, 'cause it would give me rip-roaring stomach pains. I was able to drink small amounts of apple cider without much trouble, key being small amounts.
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Thursday, October 25, 2007, 10:03pm; Reply: 11
Thank you all for your input.  I have decided it wasn't the apple that made me feel badly.  Haven't tested the other alternative yet though.  I had Cherry Jam on my sandwich that day which I haven't eaten since.  Might try it over the weekend and see what happens.

Thanks again
Posted by: Debra+, Friday, October 26, 2007, 1:56am; Reply: 12
What type of sweetner is in the jam?  What kind of bread did you use?  Homemade or store bought.  What are the ingredients?

Debra :)
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Friday, October 26, 2007, 2:41am; Reply: 13
I know the bread if fine .. it is a wheat free one and I've been eating it for a week now (I'm new to this)

Cherry Jam was store bought and not one I usually buy.  I suspect it is to blame.  But I need to prove it to myself the hard way.  I must be stupid .. lol
Posted by: Lola, Friday, October 26, 2007, 3:10am; Reply: 14
what brand is your bread?
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Friday, October 26, 2007, 3:22am; Reply: 15
It is Country Life
Posted by: Curious, Friday, October 26, 2007, 4:44am; Reply: 16
You should be fine with apples if you are a secretor (as your avatar states).
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Friday, October 26, 2007, 5:43am; Reply: 17
Yes but I only found that out after I'd asked the question.
Posted by: Lola, Friday, October 26, 2007, 5:50am; Reply: 18
you can write down the ingredients to see if it s compliant, or send a link, if you want us to check for you.
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Friday, October 26, 2007, 6:22am; Reply: 19
Thanks Lola

I will have a look when I get home.  I'm still at work at the moment.
Posted by: Lola, Friday, October 26, 2007, 2:46pm; Reply: 20
Posted by: 855 (Guest), Friday, October 26, 2007, 11:03pm; Reply: 21
I had a look at that label and it has citric acid in it.  I guess that is to blame

Oh well.. back to the drawing board on that one

Thanks so much for you help Lola
Posted by: Lola, Saturday, October 27, 2007, 1:15am; Reply: 22
ask away!
Posted by: 521 (Guest), Sunday, October 28, 2007, 11:05am; Reply: 23
Thanks, OSuzanna.
Posted by: Peppermint Twist, Monday, October 29, 2007, 5:23pm; Reply: 24
I personally think a whole apple now and again is a nice thing, but beware of the delicious, nutritious, yet not-so-nonnie-friendly form of apple consumption known as "cider".  Boy howdy!  I'm with Osuzanna:  having lived in Vermont for several years I can tell you, I LOVE apple cider but it doesn't love me.  A little dab'll do ya, O nons!!!  I have the same reaction as Osuzanna:  tum-tum upset.  And I have a pretty easygoing tum as a rule.  But cider and also apple juice?  Fuggedaboutit.  A whole apple is better, although still an avoid.  But it is a nice thing, loaded with fiber and pectin and beautiful autumny taste.  I'm a fan, but consider our friend Socrates:  everything in moderation.  When it comes to our avoid friend, the apple, even moderation may be too much *lol*.  Make it a once in a while, seasonal treat.  And if you are going to partake of any hot-spiced cider or cold, gorgeous pressed cider or any type of cider, I'm telling you, take a small shot-glass sized taste only.  You'll thank me later!
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