Ten mind-boggling Apple facts

written by Adete Roshni January 4, 2019
Apple is one of the most popular and favorite fruit of health conscious, fitness freaks and others who believe ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Indeed apple is a nutritional powerhouse, it contains high fiber, vitamin C, Apples are high in polyphenols, which function as antioxidants. Certain antioxidants in apples promotes health and disease prevention properties, and thereby, truly justify the above adage.

Here I’m mentioning some mind-boggling apple facts you should know:
1. The study of apple growing is called pomology
2. The scientific name of apple is a malus
3. Apple is a national fruit of Germany
4. Apples are a member of the rose family including pears, peaches, cherries and plums.
5. Apples are made of 25% of air, which make them float
6. There are around 7,500 varieties of apples in which more than 2,500 varieties are grown in the us
7. China, Us, Turkey, Poland And Italy are the top producers of apple
8. Apple trees take 4 to 5 years(minimum) and maximum 10 years to start producing fruit.
9. Apple has 80 calories. They are fat free, sodium free and cholesterol free and are an excellent source of fiber.
10. Cortland, fuji, honey crisp, mclntosh, baldwin, lady, granny smith, golden delicious, gala, red delicious are the most common napple varieties in the world.

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