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Country of Origin: Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Nutrition facts: Cholesterol-free, apples contain pectin, a beneficial dietary fiber. This fiber may actually work to reduce the body's cholesterol level and is claimed it may possibly help prevent heart attacks. Pectin also slows glucose metabolism in diabetics. Apples contain potassium which may reduce the chances of a stroke and have a trace of boron believed to build bones and to increase mental vitality. Apples offer a small amount of vitamin A and vitamin C and have only a trace of sodium. An average-size apple contains about 80 calories. Unpeeled apples offer the most nutrition. Eating five daily servings of fruits and vegetables lowers the chances of cancer. A recent study found that eating nine or ten daily servings of fruits and vegetables, combined with three servings of low-fat dairy products, were effective in lowering blood pressure.