Archives for June 2011

Apples

Originating in West Asia, there are over 7500 known cultivares; Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady, Fuji, MacIntosh, Breaburn, Gala are among the most common ones. Research has shown that apples can reduce the risk of colon cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer; they can help with weight loss, heart disease and cholesterol issues. They…