An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

 The October Food 2 B Fit featured apples. While preparing a delicious Apple Chicken Salad, residents learned that an apple a day really can keep the doctor away.

Did you know…

…that eating an apple before you work out can increase your endurance? This is attributed to the content of an antioxidant called quercetin which makes oxygen more available to the lungs. 

…a medium apple contains about 4 grams of fiber?

…that frequent apple eaters reduce their risk of having a stroke?

After learning about the benefits of apples and feasting on a delicious, healthy lunch, residents were sent home with a new recipe to add to their list of scrumptious, yet guilt free, meals.

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