An APPLE a day keeps the Dr. away...

Apple tea is usually added as a dry ingredient which makes the loose leaf blend deliciously sweet. With its crisp sweet and tangy taste, it is easy to forget how good apples are for you...remember, an apple a day, keeps the doctor away.

Here are some Outstanding Health Benefits of Apples:

  • Apples May Lower High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure.

  • Eating Foods With Fiber, Including Apples, Can Aid Digestion.

  • Apples Can Support a Healthy Immune System.

  • Apples Are a Diabetes-Friendly Fruit.

  • The Antioxidants in Apples May Play a Role in Cancer Prevention.

  • Eating Apples Can Support Healthy Weight Loss

  • Apples May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

So what's in an apple? Here are the vitamins and minerals found in one large granny smith apple:

Vitamins in a Granny Smith apple:

  • Folate, 6.2 mcg

  • Vitamin A, 10.3 mcg

  • Riboflavin, 0.1 mg

  • Niacin, 0.3 mg

  • Vitamin B6: 0.1 mg

  • Vitamin E, 0.4 mg

  • Vitamin K, 6.6 mcg

Minerals in a Granny Smith apple:

  • Calcium, 10.3 mg

  • Choline, 7 mg

  • Potassium, 247.2 mg

  • Iron, 0.3 mg

  • Magnesium: 10.3 mg

  • Selenium, 0.2 mcg

  • Copper, 0.1 mg

  • Phosphorus, 24.7 mg

  • Manganese, 0.1 mg

  • Zinc, 0.1 mg

There are so many ways to incorporate apples in your daily diet. Here is on quick recipe your entire family will love Almond Butter Baked Apples!

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