Apples are one of the healthiest foods a person can eat. They are high in fibre and vitamin C, and are also low in calories, have only a trace of sodium, and no fat or cholesterol.
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|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.1g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0.01g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.8g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 1.8g||7%|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Apples are among the most popular types of fruit in the world. They are the fruit of the apple tree (Malus domestica), originally from Central Asia, and are grown all over the world.
A bushel of apples weighs about 19kg and will yield 19-23 litres of apple sauce
The apple tree originated in an area between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea
There is growing evidence to suggest an apple a day may help prevent breast cancer, according to a series of studies conducted by prominent Cornell researcher Rui Hai Liu
A study involving 9,208 men and women showed that those who ate the most apples over a 28-year period had the lowest risk of having a stroke
Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber.
The humble apple pie is probably the most well-known use for the fruit, but it has a place in a number of recipes from sauce to accompany meats to covered in toffee at Hallowe'en.