Have you had your apple
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The sweet, crunchy apple is quite possibly the perfect
on-the-go snack. Take the following bits of information
- Apples are small and light; easy carry
in a backpack, briefcase or purse.
- A medium apple
is fat-, sodium-, and cholesterol-free, containing
just 80 calories.
- Apples are an excellent
source of fiber (5 grams per medium apple).
- Apples come in a wide variety of flavors, colors,
and textures. Whether you like tart and crisp,
and sweet, there’s a variety out there
Apples are an excellent
source of fiber, and are free of fat, sodium, and cholesterol.
They are rich
phytochemicals, which may help prevent heart disease.
- There are about 2,500 known apple varieties
grown in the U.S. and more than 7,500 grown worldwide.
- Americans eat approximately 19.6 pounds of fresh
apples annually, compared to about 46 pounds
consumed annually by Europeans.
- Over half of all
apples grown in the United States come from orchards
in Washington state.
When choosing apples at the store, avoid ones
bruises or broken skin.
The Fresh1 apples come
from orchards in California, Michigan, New York, and
Washington, and they
are available all year round.
temperatures make apples get softer faster, so store
them in the refrigerator. They also tend to
absorb flavors from strong-scented foods, so keep
them in a plastic bag.
Meals For Two
Quick 'n Easy