It’s a very well-known saying that ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’. It is a true saying as well because apple has many good qualities. It has many important vitamins and minerals and it also helps in proper digestion.
Apples are rich in dietary fiber and Vitamin C. Apple comes in variety of colours like red, green and golden. Their tastes also vary as some apples are sweet and some are tangy.
In India, Kashmir and Himachal are the main areas which are famous for apple production. Apples are said to be winter fruit but they are always easily available throughout the year.
Apples can be consumed in lots of ways. Mostly it is eaten raw but it is the main ingredient in many other dishes such as apple pie, apple sauce, apple strudel, apple jelly and jam. As children like jellies and jams, they can be given the goodness of apples in these forms.
Although it is always the best to consume apple in its raw form. Though it is advisable to eat an apple each day, nowadays apple is being covered in lots of harmful chemicals. This is being done to extend the life of an apple.
The apples outer layer is covered with preservatives and wax to make it look shiny and appealing to the eyes. Therefore before eating an apple, one must wash it thoroughly with warm water and wash away all the wax from its cover.
We can also take off the peel and eat an apple. In this way, apple can be enjoyed with all its goodness.
Questions on Apple
What are the health benefits of apples?
Apples are rich in dietary fibre and Vitamin C. Apple comes in a variety of colours like red, green and golden. Their tastes also vary as some apples are sweet and some are tangy.
Where do apples come from?
In India, Kashmir and Himachal are the main areas which are famous for apple production.