Apples

About Apples

Apples are some of the most cultivated and healthy fruits. Malus domestica is apples's scientific name and belongs to the Rosaceae family. Apples provide minerals, vitamins A and C, antioxidants such as catechin and quercetin that prevents cardiovascular problems and contain tartaric and malic acids, which help digest fats.

Apples Uses, Properties, and Health Benefits

Apples have other health properties such as anti carcinogenic, anti inflammatory, anti flatulent, laxative, diuretic and cholesterol reduction.

Due to the high nutrients content of apples, they help slow down hunger and they are a great nourishing food that can help regulate blood glucose and provide dietary fiber. Apples also have many other health benefits and can be used as remedy for acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion, osteoporosis, memory loss, gout and depression.

Apples Nutritional Information

Apples Nutrition Facts (per 100 g)

Nutrition Facts
Calories: 52
Calories from Carbohydrate: 49.7
Calories from Fat: 1.4
Calories from Protein: 0.9

Total Fat: 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1 g
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: 9 mg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids: 43 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 13.8
Dietary Fiber: 2.4
Sugars: 10.4
Protein: 0.3

Amino Acids
Alanine: 11 mg
Arginine: 6 mg
Aspartic Acid: 70 mg
Cystine: 1 mg
Glutamic Acid: 25 mg
Glycine: 9 mg
Histidine * : 5 mg
Isoleucine*: 6 mg
Leucine *: 13 mg
Lysine *: 12 mg
Methionine *: 1 mg
Phenylalanine *: 6 mg
Proline: 6 mg
Serine: 10 mg
Threonine *: 6 mg
Tryptophan *: 1 mg
Tyrosine: 1 mg
Valine *: 12 mg
*Essential Amino Acids

Vitamins

Vitamin A: 54 IU
Beta Caroten: 27 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin: 11 mcg
Lutein+Zeaxanthin: 29 mcg
Vitamin B3 Niacin: 0.1 mg
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic Acid: 0.1 mg
Folate: 3 mcg
Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid: 4.6 mg
Vitamin E Alpha-Tocopherol: 0.2 mg
Vitamin K Phylloquinone: 2.2 mcg
Choline: 3.4 mg
Betaine: 0.1 mg

Minerals
Calcium: 6 mg
Fluoride: 3.3 mcg
Iron: 0.1 mg
Magnesium: 5 mg
Phosphorus: 11 mg
Potassium: 107 mg
Sodium: 1 mg

Sterols

Phytosterols: 12 mg

References:
https://www.britannica.com/plant/apple-fruit-and-tree
https://www.curesdecoded.com/products/apple/67
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/1809/2