Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Apples

                               fiber and nutrient powerhouses

                                                      " An apple a day keeps the doctor away. "
        Whichever variety you enjoy - Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious, Jazz, Ambrosia, Sweet Tango, Honeycrisp-
                              the crisp fall apple is fantastic for health, weight loss and blood sugar control.

                          One large, raw apple with the skin contains:
        About 5 grams of soluble fiber ( about half the Daily value) and about 10 percent of the Daily value of vitamin C in only about 90 calories.
          No fat, cholesterol or sodium, making an apple a guilt free snack.
Substantial closes of flavonoids and polyphenols, largely found in the skin. These are thought to be two of the most important antioxidants for supporting heart health and healthy brain function.
           B complex vitamin such as riboflavin, thiamine and pyridoxine (vitamin B6), which perform many functions, including maintaining the body's metabolism. source: U.S. FDA Nutrition Database




4 comments:

Helene said...

Wonderful photos...and I certainly need to get some apples into my diet!

jyothisethu said...

informative...

more than that I love the texture captured...

bobbybegood1 said...

Thanx for the info. I love apples and these look luscious. I enjoy the Gala. Cheers!!

Praveen said...

Very nice & Gorgeous shot, i like Apple.

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