Are apples really healthy?
Apple Nutritional Label
What would a nutritional label for an apple look like? Take a look at this information provided by the University of Illinois Extenstion.
Apple Nutrition Facts
(*One medium 2-1/2 inch apple, fresh, raw, with skin)
Calories 81 Carbohydrate 21 grams Dietary Fiber 4 grams Calcium 10 mg
Phosphorus 10 mg Iron .25 mg Sodium 0.00 mg Potassium 159 mg Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin A 73 IU Folate 4 mcg Soluble Fiber Insoluble fiber
As you can see Apples are really healthy for us and remember most of the flavor is contained in the skin. There are a number of varieties too with different tastes.
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