An Apple A Day For Your Health.
The saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” can be traced back to an old English adage, “To eat an apple before going to bed, will make the doctor beg his bread.” And there seems to be a good deal of wisdom in this age-old axiom. Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free, and they’re loaded with health-promoting phyto-nutrients. A medium apple is about 80 calories and 5 grams of fiber – both soluble and insoluble. The skin of the apple contains more antioxidants and fiber than the flesh. And eating apples daily has been indicated in wide-ranging medical studies to promote the following:
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