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The Smart Nutrition Choice for Adults and Kids

Everyone has heard the old adage, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away."   Take a look at the nutritional benefits of a medium size apple.

Apple Nutrition Facts

  • Apples are absolutely fat-free!
  • One apple provides as much dietary fiber as a bowl of bran cereal. That's equal to one fifth of the recommended daily intake of fiber.
  • Apples are loaded with pectin. Pectin is a soluble fiber that aids digestion and may help reduce cancer and heart disease.
  • Snacking on apples can keep you going throughout the day.  The complex carbohydrates in apples provides a longer, more even energy boast than high-sugar snacks.
  • Apples provide boron, an essential trace element that helps harden bones. Strong bones help prevent osteoporosis.

 

Apples are one of the healthiest foods you can eat

  • Apples, apple juice shown to prevent early atherosclerosis – New animal research finds apple phytonutrients to be heart-healthy.

  • An apple peel a day might keep cancer at bay, Cornell food science study finds!

  • Apple consumption during pregnancy reduces risk for childhood wheezing and asthma.

  • A recent Cornell University study shows that disease-fighting chemicals in apples could reduce the risk of breast cancer!

  • A recent study shows that the nutrients in apples may improve memory and learning. It's food for thought!

  • Are you ready to diet, but can't decide between South Beach or Atkins? New York State apples are a healthy choice for a nutrional low carb diet.

  • New research shows that eating a couple of apples a day may significantly cut your risk of heart disease.

  • The New York Apple Association has engaged registered dietitian Linda Quinn to be the association’s spokeswoman to promote the health benefits of New York apples.

  • A recent study by researchers at Cornell University states that the combination of phytochemicals in apples plays a very important role in antioxidant and anti-cancer activity.

  • An apple packs more cancer fighting antioxidant capability than a 1,500 milligram mega dose of vitamin C.

  • Antioxidant phytonutrients found in apples also fight the damaging effects of "bad" LDL cholesterol to keep your heart healthy.

  • Daily apple eaters breathe more easily due to stronger lung functioning.

  • Apples contain boron, an essential trace element that helps harden the bones. Strong bones help prevent osteoporosis in women and men.

  • Apples are loaded with pectin, a soluble fiber that aids in digestion and may help reduce cancer and heart disease. One apple provides as much dietary fiber as a bowl of bran cereal.

  • The complex carbohydrates in apples give your body a longer, more even energy boost compared to high sugar snacks. Apples keep you going much longer.

  • Apples contain no fat, no sodium, no cholesterol, and taste great!

  • Researchers in England report a benefit from eating apples and a reduced risk of developing asthma.

  • Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have shown a benefit from eating apples in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.

  • Researchers in the Netherlands have shown that eating apples reduces the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in smokers.