An Apple A Day

Most of us have heard the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, it’s true! The best part about including apples into your diet is that they are both nutritious and delicious, low in calories and high in dietary fiber.

Research suggests that apples may reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. Compared to many other fruits and vegetables, apples contain relatively low amounts of vitamin C, but are a rich source of other antioxidant compounds. The fiber content, while less than in most other fruits, helps regulate bowel movements and may thus reduce the risk of colon cancer.

They may also help with heart disease, weight loss, and controlling cholesterol, as apples are cholesterol-free, have cholesterol-lowering fiber, and are bulky for their caloric content. The peel alone contains antioxidants that help reduce damaged cells and fight diseases. Apples also contain significant amounts of calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, and zinc. Eating apples can help you boost…Read more»

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