Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Apples are rich in quercetin and pectin, two compounds that give our health a boost. Quercetin is an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Pectin is the soluble fiber in apples that prevents constipation and helps lower bad LDL cholesterol. You’ll get the most nutrition benefits by eating a fresh, whole apple so don’t peel the skin! So yes, eating an apple each day can help keep the doctor away – but be sure to get regular check-ups to keep track your health.

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