Eating one large apple provides 20% of the recommended daily value of dietary fiber, 8% of the antioxidant Vitamin C, and 7% of your day’s potassium. All that comes in a few juicy, crunchy bites for only 130 calories — with no fat, no sodium, and no cholesterol.
The USDA’s dietary guidelines recommends eating two cups of fresh fruit a day. That’s the equivalent of:
• 2 small apples
• 1 large apple
• 2 cups of sliced or diced apples
APPLE HEALTH RESEARCH
Our friends at USApple help support scientific research for a better understanding of the short- and long-term benefits of apples as part of a healthy lifestyle. Some of their most recent findings include: