Apples

Romans and Egyptians brought apples to Britain, and eventually to America. Today, Americans eat about 120 apples apiece each year. At least 50% of the domestic crop is used in items we use every day such as, applesauce, juice, jellies, pies and other popular desserts. (Wellness Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition, 1992). Research suggests that eating apples helps to reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. The fiber and phytonutrients present in apples prevent reabsorption, which help control cholesterol, improve bowel function, lose weight, reduce risk of stroke, Type..

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