Apples

Apples (malus domestica) are round fruits generally with a white/yellow flesh, and tough inner core that can have around six small seeds in the center. Apples have a thin outer skin that can range from green, to golden, to bright red, depending on variety.

Health Benefits of Apples

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How to choose Apples

No matter the type of apple you always want one without any bruises or discolorations on the outside. Most apples will taste like they smell, and most apples smell good.

How to store Apples

Keep apples in a bag with a damp paper towel in the fridge, the humidity will help keep the apples crisp. They should last 20-30 days if properly stored.

Climate and origin

Apples originated in central Europe and Asia. Apples grow in temperate climates where they are a staple crop.

Taste

So wide in variety are apples that it is difficult to describe one general taste and texture. "Eating" apples tend to be sweet and crisp with a tart twist, while "cooking" apples can be very tart and sour with a mushy texture. Sour apples tend to go toward making jams and cobblers.

Substitutes with more vitamins

Apricot, Plum

Miscellaneous information

A fruit with a lot of variety there are over 7,500 types of apples, making it a true challenge to try them all!

Similar tasting produce

Apricot, Peach, Pear, Plum

Recipes using Apples

Blackberry Apple Almond Salad

Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Apples + Complete Nutrition Facts

Vitamin C | Dietary Fiber | Potassium |

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Nutrition Facts
                              
Serving Size 100g
Calories
% Daily Value*
Total Fat g0%
    Saturated Fat g0%
Cholesterol mg0%
Sodium mg0%
Total Carbohydrate g0%
    Dietary Fiber g0%
    Sugar g~
Protein g~
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C0%
Calcium0%Iron0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins  %DV
Vitamin A IU0%
    Retinol equivalents μg~
    Retinol μg~
    Alpha-carotene μg~
    Beta-carotene μg~
    Beta-cryptoxanthin μg~
Vitamin C mg0%
Vitamin D IU (μg)0%
    D2 Ergocalciferol IU (μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol IU (μg)
Vitamin E mg0%
Vitamin K μg0%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 μg~
Vitamin B12 μg0%
Thiamin mg0%
Riboflavin mg0%
Niacin mg0%
Pantothenic acid mg0%
Vitamin B6 mg0%
Folate μg0%
    Folic Acid μg~
    Food Folate μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents μg~
Choline mg~
Lycopene μg~
Lutein+Zeaxanthin μg~
Minerals  %DV
Calcium mg0%
Iron mg0%
Magnesium mg0%
Phosphorus mg0%
Sodium mg0%
Potassium mg0%
Zinc mg0%
Copper mg0%
Manganese mg0%
Selenium μg0%
Water g~
Ash g~
Fatty Acids
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio
Total Omega 3smg
18D3 Linolenicmg
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)mg
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)mg
20D3N3 Eicosatrienoicmg
20D5 Eicosapentaenoic(EPA)mg
22D5 Docosapentaenoic(DPA)mg
22D6 Docosahexaenoic(DHA)mg
Total Omega 6smg
18D2mg
18D2CN6 Linoleic(LA)mg
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)mg
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)mg
20D2CN6 Eicosadienoicmg
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)mg
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)mg
22D4 Adrenic (AA)mg
Essential Amino Acids  %RDI
Histidine mg0%
Isoleucine mg0%
Leucine mg0%
Lysine mg0%
Methionine mg0%
Phenylalanine mg0%
Threonine mg0%
Tryptophan mg0%
Valine mg0%
Stats
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
%
Percent Water Composition %
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g) Food contains 0 carbs


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