Fun Facts for Kids:
An apple tree has to grow to be 4-5 years old before they can make apples.
An apple contains 25% of your Vitamin C content which helps you fight off all the germs you get from school! Have you ever dropped an apple in water? What happens? It floats! That’s because it’s 25% air. Try it!
Ready for the fun science part? Put on your thinking caps! Apples contain lots of boron which is a trace mineral that helps your body absorb calcium, this keeps your bones strong so you can play, and magnesium which helps you sleep better so again, you can play more! This is good for grownups too!
Fun Facts for Grown Ups:
Polyphenols derived from apples have powerful effects on preventing and even reversing the effects of oxidation, inflammation, and glycation. Advanced glycation end products, appropriately abbreviated to AGEs, are naughty little things that destroy the collagen in your skin and therefore your youthful look. EW! An apple a day means you can enjoy vacation instead of glycation!
The polyphenols in apples have been shown to decrease belly fat up to 30% more then if you don’t eat polyphenols!
It’s higher fructose content has the liver convert it to glycogen to be used for fuel so you can work out longer!