An apple a day really DOES keep the doctor away! Click HERE for a great article on the top 15 health benefits of apples including protection against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, various forms of Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and more.
I often carry a few apples in my purse for myself or my boys if we get hungry. Even though I never actually crave an apple I find that they are not only very filling, but extremely hydrating as well. If we are out and about for awhile I know that it can help with hunger pains or dehydration if needed and they are just SO easy to grab n' go!!
Just exactly WHY are they so good for you?
Apples are rich sources of phenols and other flavonoids, which act as powerful antioxidants. The phytonutrients in apples can help regulate blood sugar as well. Apples ranks as a good source of fiber, in fact the particular type of fiber found in an apple (combined with the other apple nutrients) provides you with the kind of healthy benefits you would ordinarily associate with...