Sale NEW SEASONS SUNRISE APPLES 1KG Bag Hawkes Bay Grown zoom
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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.

 


 

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 apple - 130g

  Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 264/64 203/49
Protein (g) 0.4 0.3
Fat, total (g) 0.8 0.6
- saturated (g) 0.2 0.15
carbohydrate (g) 13.9 10.7
- sugars (g) 13 9.9
Fibre (g) 1.8 1.4
Sodium (mg) 1 1.3
Vitamin C (mg) 10.4 8
 

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research

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