No matter how you slice it, the whole apple may be greater – and healthier – than the sum of its parts, according to a new review study published in the September 2011 Advances in Nutrition.
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Packed with healthy ingredients like oats, walnuts, apples and apple juice, these apple-cran granola bars are the perfect snack for back to school.
Ever wonder why apples are always conveniently in-stock at your supermarket? Through advancements in storage technology, apples can remain fresh and nutritious year-round. There are two methods to keeping the fall harvest consumer-ready in any season: cold storage and controlled atmosphere storage.
Find out more about cold storage and discover tips on how you can stay cool this summer, including a refreshing apple sorbet recipe and other cold apple treats.
According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released yesterday, the plate is half full – of fruits and vegetables!
Add a twist to your night and enjoy fondue for two (or three or four!) with these sweet and savory recipes, featuring Cheddar Swiss cheese and chocolate.
Apples have been tools for seduction for much longer than boxed chocolates. In ancient Greece, a man tossing an apple to a young woman was considered a marriage proposal. Catching it sealed the deal. During the Middle Ages in Europe, a woman who wanted a man to fall for her would sleep with an apple tucked under her arm, and then offer it to him the next day. If he ate the apple, it was believed that he would fall in love with her.
These days, serving apples to your love is a way to say: I want you to feel great and live a long, healthy life. What a wonderful message for your Valentine!
“I love the way trees can produce fruit right after the snow; plus, they are so nutritious,” he says. “You can feel really good about giving an apple to a loved one or a child because it is so healthy.”
It’s the New Year. You’ve probably over-indulged over the previous few months and perhaps are one of many who is resolving to be healthier in the weeks and months ahead. As a registered dietitian who loves food I also occasionally overindulge and use January as a time to re-assess my own health and nutrition habits.