Summertime is the best time of year to grow and consume fresh fruits and vegetables. The American Heart Association recommends eating eight or more fruit and vegetable servings every day.
Remember the saying, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, there’s some truth in this statement.
An apple is actually a great snack choice. According to Dr. Ann Kulze, a Nutrition and Wellness expert, juicy, crisp and so delicious, apples are sweet when it comes to boosting our health. Watch the entire video.
Apples are classified as a fruit and can be eaten raw or cooked. The skin of an apple also provides lots of fiber. Find healthy apple recipes online or in cookbooks.
So the next time you’re grocery shopping at your local market, observe the different types of apples in the produce section: McIntosh, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Ginger Gold, Honey Crisp and many more.
Eat healthy this summer, consume lots of fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables and lean meats daily. Take care of your body, schedule your annual physical exam, eye exam, mammogram and dental appointment this week.
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