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An apple a day – there’s something to it

by Janet Hackert, regional nutrition and health education specialist

With fall fruit in season, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is an affordable old adage to follow – and science points toward its validity. In fact, many of autumn’s fruits (and vegetables) have health benefits.

Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter, October 2010 issue, mentions two significant studies that show the value of eating apples. The publication states,

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