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Apples - Granny Smith

Granny Smith apples are a firm, notably tart variety. They can be eaten raw, especially dipped into sweetened peanut butter or chocolate sauce. They are also very well suited to juicing and baking.

[ ! ] 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.

Jessica's Stand regularly sells Certified Organic Granny Smith apples by the pound and in 3lb bags.

 

Health Benefits

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


Nutrition Facts

A good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C.