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Apples are rich in fiber and antioxidants.
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There are over 7,000 varieties of apples available worldwide!
  • There are many varieties and colors of apples including green, yellow and red.
  • Some apples are tart while others are sweet.
  • Select apples that are firm without bruises or damaged skin.
  • 1 cup of sliced apple contains:
    • 10% of your recommended daily value of fiber to promote healthy digestion.
    • 8% of your recommended daily value of vitamin C to help heal wounds and to keep teeth and gums healthy.

Wash apples before eating. The peel is edible and a good source of fiber.

Try apples:

  • Raw, eaten plain, with peanut butter or fruit dip
  • Roasted with spices (like cinnamon) for a healthy dessert
  • Cooked and pureed to make apple sauce
  • Sliced and added to a salad
  • Store apples at room temperature for up to one week or in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.
  • To prevent cut apples from turning brown, dip in mixture of lemon juice and water and then store refrigerated.
  • To freeze: remove core and cut into pieces. Freeze in a plastic bag or container for up to 1 year. Frozen apples are good in recipes that require cooked apples.
How to cut slices and dice apples and pears
How to cut slices and dice apples and pears

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