Gala apples are a sweet and tart variety. They are equally good raw, but can easily be included in pastries, crisps, or other recipes. Try them with peanut or almond butter for a special treat.

 

[ ! ] Note: According to the 2011 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce, conventional apples were the Number 1 contaminated food. Out of all the apples in the study, 98% tested positive for pesticides. It is especially important to purchase organic apples.

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  • The polyphenols in apples are "important in our cardiovascular system [...] Apples' strong antioxidant benefits are also related to their ability to lower risk of asthma in numerous studies, and their ability to lower risk of lung cancer [...] Preliminary health benefits of apples have also been established for several age-related health problems, including macular degeneration of the eye and neurodegenerative problems, including Alzheimer's disease "

    Source: whfoods.com

  • A good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C.

    Source: nutritiondata.self.com