Apples

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An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. –Wikipedia

Quick Facts

Amount Per 1 med (3″ dia) (182g)

  • Calories: 95
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Potassium: 195mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Magnesium: 9.1mg
  • Vitamin A: 1%
  • Vitamin C: 14%
  • Vitamin D: 0%
  • Vitamin B-6: 5%
  • Calcium: 10.9mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Phosphorus: 20mg

What goes good with Apples?

Pairings: Caramel, cardamom, chestnut, cinnamon, citrus, cranberry, currant, ginger, hazelnut, mango, maple, rosemary, walnut.

Health Benefits of Apples

  • Improving neurological health
  • Preventing dementia
  • Reducing your risk of stroke
  • Lowering levels of bad cholesterol
  • Reducing your risk of diabetes
  • Warding off breast cancer

Full Nutrition Facts for Apples

Nutrition Facts
For a Serving Size of 1 medium (3″ dia) (182g)
Calories 94.6
Calories from Fat 2.8 (2.9%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.3g
Saturated fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated fat 0g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g
Sodium 1.8mg1%
Potassium 194.7mg
Carbohydrates 25.1g
Net carbs 20.8g
Sugar 18.9g
Fiber 4.4g18%
Glucose 4.4g
Fructose 10.7g
Sucrose 3.8g
Protein 0.5g
Vitamins and minerals
Vitamin A 5.5μg1%
Vitamin A IU 98.3IU
Vitamin B6 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B12 0μg0%
Vitamin C 8.4mg14%
Vitamin D 0μg0%
Vitamin D IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.3mg2%
Vitamin K 4μg4%
Caffeine 0mg
Calcium 10.9mg2%
Iron 0.2mg3%
Magnesium 9.1mg3%
Phosphorus 20mg3%
Zinc 0.1mg1%
Copper 0mg3%
Fluoride 6μg
Manganese 0.1mg4%
Selenium 0μg0%
Retinol 0μg
Lycopene 0μg
Thiamine 0mg3%
Riboflavin 0mg3%
Niacin 0.2mg1%
Folate 5.5μg2%
Choline 6.2mg2%
Betaine 0.2mg
Water 155.7g
Fatty acids
Amino acids
Tryptophan 0g
Threonine 0g
Isoleucine 0g
Leucine 0g
Lysine 0g
Methionine 0g
Cystine 0g
Phenylalanine 0g
Tyrosine 0g
Valine 0g
Arginine 0g
Histidine 0g
Alanine 0g
Aspartic acid 0.1g
Glutamic acid 0g
Glycine 0g
Proline 0g
Serine 0g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.

Sources

Apple seeds contain contain cyanide, a powerful poison. Eating too many apple seeds can potentially be fatal. Apple seeds should not be consumed.

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