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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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