Excellent for apple pie, crumble, sauce & soup.
Beneficial to the digestive system & promotes saliva flow & liver health.
Apples are full of:
Flavinoids: antioxidants that help prevent lung & colon cancer & heart disease
Pectin: soluble fibre that helps reduce cholesterol
Fibre: promotes weight loss... a medium apple contains more fibre than most cereals
Boron: a mineral that helps women maintain estrogen during menopause.
We NEVER sell imported apples ever!
If buying more apples than you can eat quickly, store them in a plastic bag in the produce draw of your refrigerator.
Apples can help prevent constipation, improve lung function, & lower the risk of heart disease.
The fibre contained in apples is vital in preventing cholesterol reabsorption.
Natures perfect weight loss food are apples.
Eat them raw, sprinkled with cinnamon or baked as a seasonal treat.
Research published in the Journal Frontiers in Microbiology.
The researchers tested all of the parts of the apple including the skin, stem, flesh, peel, seeds & calyx, which is the fluffy bit at the bottom where the flower used to be.
They found that if you ate a whole 240g apple, seeds & all, you'd ingesting about 100 million bactaria. Most of us don't actually eat the core, so our intake would fall to a mere 10 million bacteria.
Although still in it's infancy, research around gut microbiome is showing that the richer & more diverse the community of microbes you have in your gut, the lower your risk of disease & allergies may be.
However the old wives tale an apple a day keeps the doctors away might be true after all, thanks to the apple being such a great home to millions of delicious bacteria.
Serving size: 1 apple - 130g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.4||0.3|
|- saturated (g)||0.02||0.02|
|- sugars (g)||13.5||10.4|
|Vitamin C (mg)||5||5|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 12th Edition, Plant & Food Research