An Apple A Day…


Love it!

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Or maybe two…..Tis the season for apples!  Apple pie.  Apple cider.  Apple and cinnamon candles.  In our home an apple for the teacher too!  Americans have always had a big love for this crisp, sweet and healthy fruit.  Here are 14 health benefits to eating this great food:

1. Get whiter, healthier teeth

An apple won’t replace your toothbrush, but biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria.

2. Avoid Alzheimer’s

A new study performed on mice shows that drinking apple juice could keep Alzheimer’s away and fight the effects of aging on the brain. Mice in the study that were fed an apple-enhanced diet showed higher levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and did better in maze tests than those on a regular diet.

3. Protect against Parkinson’s

Research has shown that people who…

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