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Apple Nutrition

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Ok here’s why.

Calories 81
Carbohydrate 21 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Soluble Fiber
Insoluble fiber
Calcium 10 mg
Phosphorus 10 mg
Iron .25 mg
Sodium 0.00 mg
Potassium 159 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin A 73 IU
Folate 4 mcg

 

In addition to this is that there is a fair amount of pectin in the apple. Recent studies have hinted that pectin can help to reduce cholesterol levels. They are also high in dietary fiber which can keep things running smoothly, and reduce the risk of cancers of the digestive system. More to come…