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Extra Easy Too much fruit??

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by MrsFatBum, 21 January 2014 Social URL.

  1. MrsFatBum

    MrsFatBum Well-Known Member


    Im a lil curious as a fellow SW member at work has said that I am eating too much fruit. Can that be right?

    Im eating a medium sized tupperware box of cut up fruit so for example today i had a quarter of a honeydew melon, 6 strawberries, a handful of grapes, 1 clementine and 1 banana.... This is throughout the whole day.

    I dnt think thats too much fruit but he seems to think thats the reason why i gained 2lbs last week.
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  3. Happy Hippo

    Happy Hippo A 'potamus on a budget

    Ignore him!

    In fact, eat much more fruit than that!
  4. Barbette

    Barbette Well-Known Member

    I eat more fruit than that every day and it has never stopped me losing, carry on eating it :) x
  5. It's certainly possible to eat too much of just about anything, but that's definitely NOT too much! Sounds lovely, in fact.
  6. slimjimwannabe

    slimjimwannabe Well-Known Member

    That would be my breakfast!! I eat way more than that!! X it is def not too much x
  7. lickthelid

    lickthelid Lives here....

    I agree. I would eat 1/3 fresh pineapple, big handful if grapes and a large banana just for breakfast. That's on top of a large apple with my lunch. Beyond that my superfree tends to be veg but what you describe is NOT too much. If it was you would be on the loo all day!! Although fruit has more natural sugar than veg I can't imagine its physically possible to eat too much, except maybe bananas? Even then that would be so filling you would stop before it became too much of an issue.
  8. green eyed monster

    green eyed monster Well-Known Member

    hes talking out of his bum.

    your fruit box sounds yummy. x
  9. Roziee

    Roziee Well-Known Member

    the fruit in the sugar can cause weight gain, it has happened to me when I've eaten A LOT of fruit... But you're not eating a lot off fruit...

    Do you drink enough water? replace some of your teas/coffee with peppermint tea to ensure you're getting rid of any bloating and excess water. And if you're bowel movements aren't regular that could be a cause too.
  10. lmirbop

    lmirbop Member

    I have a whole melon every morning, and I've lost 3 stone in as many months :)
  11. ariescat

    ariescat Well-Known Member

    Your fruit box DOES sound yummy! And, as other posters have said, it's definitely NOT too much fruit - fill your boots! :)
  12. MrsFatBum

    MrsFatBum Well-Known Member

    Thank you for clarifying that people. I felt a bit stupid asking but thought id better double check. I dnt drink tea or coffee just water really so i know thats not an issue. Ive got my weigh in tomorrow n i will be telling the lady what he said coz he goes to see her but on a different day.
  13. Barbette

    Barbette Well-Known Member

    Good luck for your WI tomorrow x
  14. Berryred

    Berryred Well-Known Member

    I eat lots of fruit but also eat lots of veggies as snacks too to keep the sugar from fruit levels down :)

    Good luck in your weigh in x
  15. jaylou

    jaylou Well-Known Member

    No. Most definitely not. Fruit will not be the cause of your gain.
    It says nothing in your books about restricting fruit intake.
  16. Sarahslimming

    Sarahslimming Well-Known Member

    This is something worrying me also, as I am aware fruits can contain a lot of sugar. But while ever I'm still losing I'm still going to eat as much as I fancy, I guess the sugar in fruit would be far less than that in a choc bar or something else naughty I'd say fill your boots :D
  17. jules1981

    jules1981 Well-Known Member

    Sounds like its fine to me, good luck with weigh in. xxx
  18. MrsFatBum

    MrsFatBum Well-Known Member

    Well i stayed the same! But showed her my food diaries and she said they were really really good and im definitely not eating too much fruit. Hopefully i'll lose some next week!
  19. Sarahslimming

    Sarahslimming Well-Known Member

    Fingers crossed for you! I'm going to try more fruit with SS next to it this week hoping that will give me an extra boost x
  20. StarvingPoet

    StarvingPoet Well-Known Member

    I'm glad to see this program allows for fruit because that's my favorite food group. :)
  21. Sarahslimming

    Sarahslimming Well-Known Member

    Me too! And I'm rubbish with eating veg so I get the option of just eating more fruit. Too many diets say that the sugar in fruit is bad for ou and it drives me insane!!

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