Apples contain an impressive list of essential nutrients, which are required for normal growth, development and overall well-being.
Apples are high in vitamin-C and beta-carotene. Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant which helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful free radicals from your body.
Almost half of the vitamin C content is just underneath the skin. Eating the skin also increases insoluble fiber content.
Apples are rich in antioxidants flavonoids and polyphenols. These compounds protect the body from deleterious effects of free radicals.
Apples are also a good source of B Vitamins. These vitamins help in metabolism as well as in various functions inside the body.
And to top it off, apples are are low in calories and high in fibre; 100 g of fresh fruit slices provide only 50 calories.
Easy to carry, easy to eat, pack an aplle for tomorrow’s luncg and do your body a favour! That’s why Apples score a ‘bonus point’ in our Eating Guidelines… Enjoy.