| Facts: Five Reasons To Eat An Apple Every Day
- Your Diet - Apples
are the perfect, portable snack: great tasting, energy-boosting, and
free of fat.
- Your Heart - Research
confirms it! The antioxidant phytonutrients found in apples help fight
the damaging effects of LDL (bad) cholesterol.
- Your Digestion -
Just one apple provides as much dietary fiber as a serving of bran cereal.
(That's about one-fifth of the recommended daily intake of fiber.)
- Your Lungs - An apple
a day strengthens lung function and can lower the incidence of lung
cancer, as well.
- Your Bones - Apples
contain the essential trace element, boron, which has been shown to
strengthen bones - a good defense agianst osteoporosis.
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