Apple

With organic apples, eat the peel! No worries about wax or pesticides, just great fiber and anti-oxidants, and fabulous taste. Yes, eve’s apple was definitely organic.

Some interesting facts about apples:

  • Apples are a member of the rose family of plants.
  • The science of apple growing is called pomology.
  • Don't peel your apple. Two-thirds of the fiber and lots of antioxidants are found in the peel. Antioxidants help to reduce damage to cells.
  • It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
  • 25 percent of an apple’s volume is air; that’s why they float.
  • A medium-sized apple has about 80 calories.
  • Conventional apples are among the most heavily sprayed fruits.

 

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Health benefits

Apples are rich in fibre.

Fibres...

  • are important for a proper intestinal function
  • contribute to satiety and thus in maintaining a healthy weight

 

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