An apple, or two each day, will greatly help you to keep you healthy, happy, and wise.

Apple pectin is used to detoxify the body of toxins, drug residues, and heavy metal poisons.

An apple a day may help to prevent colon and prostrate cancer.

An apple a day may help to prevent high cholesterol and high triglycerides.

Granny Smith Apples would be one of the best apples to consume for helping to cleanse you out.

Apples help to cleanse the body of metal toxins, drug residues, and other pollutants.

One medium sized apple contains about 4 grams of fiber, 10 mg of calcium, 159 mg of potassium, 8 mg of vitamin C, 10 mg of phosphorous, 73 IU of vitamin A, 4mcg of folate, and .25 mg of iron.

Surprisingly apples do not contain any sodium.

The average medium apple will have about 81 calories and 21 grams of carbohydrates.

Much of an apple’s nutrition is found in or just under the skin so it is very important to consume this part of the apple too.

Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, identify a component of apple peels as a promising new drug candidate and prevention for the widespread and debilitating condition called muscle wasting which will effect everyone at some point.

Ursolic acid from apple peels causes a pattern of gene expression that is the opposite of the pattern caused by muscle wasting, indicating the natural compound could reverse muscle atrophy.

Sourced from Cell Metabolism Publication, Squidoo, Natural News, and Science Daily.