Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Health benefits from Apples Fruits

Interesting apple facts and Know about Health Benefits of Apples:

There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples. When I lived in England I tasted many different and delicious apples that I never see in Canada.
The apple tree is a member of the rose family.
1. When you eat an apple you are consuming a lot of air; 25 percent of their volume is air!
2. Apples have 5 percent protein.
3. Apple trees can live to be 100 years old!
4. The largest apple weighed three pounds.

5. In ancient Greece when a man proposed to a woman he would toss her an apple and if she decided to catch it, it meant she accepted.
6. The original proverb about eating an apple a day, which came about in 1866, was: “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.”
7. It takes the energy from 50 leaves to produce one apple.