Dewy fresh apples Apples are filled with soluble fiber (5 grams). This fiber has been shown to reduce intestinal disorders, including diverticulitis, hemorrhoids and possibly some types of cancer. It helps control insulin levels by releasing sugar slowly into the bloodstream. It cleanses and detoxifies, which helps eliminate heavy metals, such as lead and mercury.
The apple is an ancient member of the extended rose family. In this dark season a robust affection for apples, story, and kinship conjures up an earthly paradise...in the wide shade of a venerable rose-apple tree with fruit enough to feed a hungry world....Wendy Johnson