It’s no coincidence that apples are the symbol of good health – they’ve earned that reputation.

One medium apple, about the size of a baseball, delivers all this:

What’s not on the Nutrition Facts label:

  • Apples contain only the natural fruit sugarfructose. No added sugars!
  • The fiber in apples slows the release of carbohydrates into the bloodstream, providing the energy you need over time without blood sugar spikes.
  • Apples are a top food source of soluble fiber, which promotes cardiovascular and digestive health, and protects against cancer.
  • The pectin in apples is a prebiotic, providing food for friendly gut bacteria.
  • The phytochemicals in apples provide as much antioxidant health-protected capacity as a megadose of vitamin C.
  • Apples are a top food source of the mineral boron, for bone health.

To learn what these nutrients mean for your health, visit our Health and Weight Benefits section.