Selection - Choose apples that
don't dent when you press your fingers against them.
Storage - When taking your apples
home, it is best to store them in your refrigerator. They
can keep for about six weeks this way. (HINT
- Do not store apples next to green vegetables. Green vegetables
are sensitive to the ethylene gas (a natural gas) produced
Preparation - Gently
run under cool water. Eat whole or cut into slices, with or
Nutritional Information - Apples
are high in vitamins C and A, a good source of fiber, low
in sodium, and cholesterol free. One serving, 1 medium-size
apple (about 5 oz.), has 81 calories.
Benefits - Low in calories, has
vitamin C to help with healing of wounds.