CommunityBrowse groupsBlogEtiquetteInvite Your friendsSuccess Stories


Apple Cider?

I brought home a jug of cider, and the label says that 8oz is equivalent to 2 apples. Is drinking apple cider as good for you as eating 2 apples?

Mon. Mar 20, 4:59pm

Add comment  
I would bet that the cider has alot more sugar and no fiber. Apples are better for you.

Monday, March 20, 2006, 5:24 PM

Add comment
Cider doesn't have sugar added (at least good cider doesn't -- then again, this isn't the right time of year for good cider unless you live in New Zealand). But you're right that it doesn't have fiber.

Monday, March 20, 2006, 5:38 PM

Add comment
Any whole fruit is better than the juice derived from it. That said, one serving of fruit a day from juice (1/2 cup) isn't bad. Just watch out for sugar content and portion size.

Monday, March 20, 2006, 5:40 PM

Add comment
Better to eat the apples because the fiber is pressed out and doesn't end up in the cider (or you'd be drinking applesauce!)

I'd drink in moderation and supplement with real apples!

Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 1:01 AM

Add comment
It is better to juice the apples with a juicer :)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 7:41 AM

Add comment

Explore Related Articles
Weight Loss Motivation   Sustainable Weight Loss
Weight Lifting    Hypnosis and Weight Loss
Emotional Eating   Help Losing Weight
Free Weight Loss Program   Weight Watchers Points  NutriSystem
How To Change Anything

Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight


How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources


Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner


Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge