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The Fuji is a cross between the Red Delicious Apple, and the Ralls Janet (or Genet, or Jennet) Apple. While the Red Delicious apple is a deep red, Fuju’s have a reddish pink skin. Fuju apples didn’t exist until around the 1950’s when they were bred in Japan, and it took another 30 years for distribution in the US to become common.
Today, they can be found in most supermarkets here in the States. We grow them in the US now in Washington State. They have a better flavor if they are allowed to ripen longer, being harvested in late October More >
Better for you, and much healthier than taking diet supplements, or getting radical with the latest fad diet, is the wonderful world of fruit. Eating at least five portions a day will fill you up, and cut down on snacking. My sister always said to me, “if you want to lose weight, eat more fruit!”
For one thing, fruit has lots of fiber in it. This helps the body feel full, and decreases the tendency to snack later. Even if you do wish to snack later, just eat another piece of fruit. Try a different kind for variety, as this will More >