Apples

What are they

Apples come from the rose family. Apple trees originated in Central Asia and are now grown in many countries around the world. You’ll find two popular types of apples in the market: red and green apples.

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Health Benefits

Apples are rich in fiber which is good for your bowel movement and can help prevent absorption of LDL (bad) cholesterol. They are also high in Vitamin C, A, B complex vitamins such as riboflavin, thiamin and pyridoxine.

Apples also contain minerals such as iron, copper, zinc, calcium, and potassium which help to control heart rate and blood pressure.

How to use them

  • Apple is a popular fruit for snack and desert. It is best eaten raw with the skin as the skin has a high concentration of the fruit’s nutrients.
  • Apple can be cooked as a desert such as applesauce and apple pies.
  • You can mix apple slices with other fruits such as grapes and pear to make a delicious fruit salad.

 

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