Ideal for children's lunchboxes
Sunrise apples have a pale yellow background with bright red stripes morphing into a covering blush that envelopes over half of the overall apple skin
Sunrise apples are best eaten fresh, & offer a crisp texture, high juice content,& bright white to cream coloured flesh
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.
Put away the peeler & eat your apples with peel intact.
Apple peel may impart health benefits when consumed & should be regarded as a valuable source of antioxidants
The fibre contained in apples is vital in preventing cholesterol reabsorption.
A compound known as quercetin is found in apples, which are broken down by the body & helps prevent chronic inflammation that results in the thickening of the arteries, blood clotting in the arteries etc... Thus decreasing the risk of heart disease.
You cannot over eat them & studies show that enjoying an apple between a meal decreases total calorie intake at that meal.
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)||0.8||0.6|
|- saturated (g)||0.2||0.15|
|- sugars (g)||13||9.9|
|Vitamin C (mg)||10.4||
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research