A is for Apple


"An apple a day keeps the doctor away!"

While this may not be strictly true there are many benefits to be had from eating a daily apple.

Be sure to leave the skin on the apple since it is full of fibre There are some health risks from pesticide residues so if you can afford organic go for it but if not ensure you wash the apple well to limit the risks.

Nutrients in Apples:

  • Vitamin C

  • Fibre

  • Flavonoids (antioxidents)

  • Procyanidins (cancer-fititing antioxident)

  • Quercetin (antioxident)

Benefits


Apples may help reduce the risks of:

  • Colon cancer

  • Hypertension/high blood pressure)

  • Diabetes

  • Heart disease

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Weight gain

  • Cholesterol

  • Teeth and gum

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