GET YOUR APPLE GOODNESS

GET YOUR APPLE GOODNESS

 

Who knew apples were so good for you?! Here are five awesome apple facts: 

•        Research shows eating four apples a day can cut Cholesterol by a quarter, as apple pectin helps reduce cholesterol levels by lowering insulin secretion

•        According to Chinese Medicine: Apples strengthen the heart, quench thirst, lubricate the lungs, decrease mucous and increase body fluids.

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•        According to a Brazilian study, eating an apple before a meal helped women lose 33% more weight than those who didn’t.

•        Apples are packed with vitamins C, A, and flavonoids and with smaller amounts of phosphorus, iron and calcium.

Apples
Apples

•        It’s been scientifically proven that the malic acid in apples can whiten your teeth!

 

Five tasty ways to get some apple goodness:

    • Apples contain only 50-80 calories, no fat, sodium or cholesterol and are a good source of fibre, meaning they make the perfect snack or lunch box addition. Try dipping apple slices into peanut or almond butter for an additional protein hit
    • Boost your breakfast smoothie by adding an apple to help your reach your 5 a day
    • Now the cold weather is settling in this Spiced Apples and Squash soup will keep you warm and is a great meal for both lunch and dinner.

      Spiced Apple Squash Soup
      Spiced Apple Squash Soup
    • Backed Apples with sticky raisins makes a delicious dessert packed full of flavour without the high fat content.

 

Baked Apples
Baked Apples

 

 

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