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Eat apples everyday

23 May 2014

Life Desk :
Apple is a deciduous tree in the rose family and is one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. Apple trees are of small to medium sized reaching height 5 to 10 meters. The tree originated from Eastern Europe and South Western Asia, which later spread to most temperate regions in the world.
Apples are crisp, white-fleshed delicious fruits, which comes in all sizes and varieties of colour such as red, yellow or green. Apples contain essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals, including fiber, and are most commonly eaten fresh, though they are used for cooking and baking purposes as well. The fruit has a remarkable health benefit, which fights against problems from heart disease, diabetes, dental problems, cancer and even Alzheimer's disease.
Nutritional Facts
Serving size 100 grams    % Daily Value
Calories    2.6%
Total Fat    0%
Saturated Fat    0%
Trans Fat    0%
Cholesterol    0%
Sodium    0%
Total carbohydrate    5%
Dietary fiber    10%
Protein    1%
Vitamin A    1%
Calcium    1%
Vitamin C    8%
Iron    1%
Good for your Heart and Lungs: Apples are rich in antioxidants and flavanoids like quercetin that can help in lowering the risk of many chronic heart problems like heart attack, and asthma. According to research, the quercetins content in apples also provides the cardiovascular system with anti-inflammatory benefits and relieves inflammation of the respiratory system.

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