Shopping List Superfoods: Apples
An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away!
Fun Facts About Apples
Apples are part of the rose family, just like pears and plums.
The apple tree originated in Central Asia. They have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe, and were brought to North America by European colonists.
There are more than 8,000 varieties of apples – the largest variety of fruit to exist.
Apple trees take 4 to 5 years to produce their first fruit.
Life expectancy for apple tree is about 100 years.
China is by far the largest apple producer.
The Apple is popularly known as the supposed forbidden fruit of Eden. But this is not mentioned anywhere in the Bible!
Apples can help you improve your memory.
Apples contain high levels of boron, which stimulates electrical activity of the brain and increases mental alertness.
Most of the anti-oxidants in apples, including Quercetin, are found in the skin.
A medium sized apple contains 80 calories
The soluble fiber contained in apples is called pectin, and can help lower cholesterol levels.
Apples float in water because they are 25% air.
The most expensive apple in the world is Sekai Ichi apple it cost $21.00 each. Sekai ichi means “world’s number one” in Japanese.
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