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5 Health Benefits of an Apple

How apples can make you skinnier and 4 more health benefits of apples.

My favorite thing about fall in Vermont is rambling through a nearby orchard, picking crisp, juicy apples and crunching into one, fresh off the tree. Yet apples are so commonplace that they’re almost overlooked—pushed aside by flashier superfruits, such as pomegranates and goji berries.

But as a registered dietitian, I know that apples have surprising nutritional benefits that justify the “apple a day” adage. Here are some of apples’ nutritional boons. Download a FREE Apple Recipe Cookbook!

—Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D.

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