How an apple a day keeps the doctor away ?
A medium sized apple has only 80 calories. What a great snack choice! Not only is an apple low in calories, they contain absolutely no fat. Thus, eating apples as snacks, as opposed to chips or cakes, will help reduce the risk of cancer.
On top of reducing the risk of cancer, the low sodium amounts in apples also help reduce high blood pressure and heart disease. They are cholesterol free. They are also rich in vitamin A, which helps strengthen vision along with bone and tooth development.
Now that we know the nutritional facts, lets take a look at some of the fun facts thats right! Apples can be fun, as well as healthy!
If an apple is fresh, it will float on water. Twenty-five percent of an apples volume is air, thus allowing it to float. Can you imagine bobbing for apples that sink?
And, did you know that an apple is covered with a natural layer of wax? Thats what the peeling is. It protects the apples high water content, keeping the appl ...more