Apples keep the doctor away because they are one of nature’s best superfoods. There’s so much nutrition in apples—fiber, antioxidants, vitamin C, phytonutrients and more!

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Apple Health: Get the Facts

  • How many calories in an apple? Less than 100 calories in a medium-sized apple.
  • Apples are free of fat, sodium and cholesterol.
  • That same medium-sized apple contains 4 grams of dietary fiber, which is 17% of the daily recommended value for Americans.
  • Crunching on an apple for fiber helps with digestion and may aid in losing weight.
  • One medium apple has 14% of your daily recommended value of vitamin C.
  • Antioxidants and phytochemicals in apples have been linked to help prevent a number of chronic diseases, including: Alzheimer’s, lung cancer, heart disease, breast cancer, diabetes and more.
  • Quercetin in the skin of an apple protects your brain cells.
  • Apples rank low on the Glycemic Index, which measures how rapidly carbohydrates in a food boost blood sugar.
  • Apples contain boron, a mineral that helps protect bones.
  • Your skin benefits when you eat apples, thanks to a few B vitamins and also vitamin C.
  • Get our 31 nutritious ways to enjoy apples (and pears) on our blog.

Apple Nutrition Facts

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