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Apples are fruits that are ready for consumption immediately it’s rinsed with clean water. It can be sliced into smaller chunks or eaten in bits.
Fruit: Benefits of Apples
An apple a day keeps the doctor away
There are several benefits of eating apples at least learn to eat one:
- it contains vitamin C
- It can be very good for weight loss this is because it is high in fibres and water. To lose weight, eating an apple a day is advised.
- Apples are good for your heart because they contain soluble fibres which can reduce cholesterol.
- It’s good for brain development
- It aids bone development
Dishes made from Apples
- Apple pie
- Apple juice
- Caramel apple
- Apple sauce
- candy apples
Best Apple selection technique
Selecting the right apples seems like an easy task however listed below are few things you should note when buying your next apple.
- Firmness: Hold the apple in your hands. Does it feel firm? Is it soft?. Apples are supposed to be firm . Any apple that feels soft on touch isn’t a good apple.
- Appearance: The appearance of the apple tells a lot of stories about the apple. Is there a dent in the apple? Is there a hole? Are there marks around it?. A good apple should be free of blemish, marks, holes or spots.
- Colour: You want to buy an apple with a unique colour, you don’t want to buy an apple with a dull colour or an apple that looks withered.
Apple candy recipe
Lollipop sticks, sugar, water
A pot/ frying pan, Gas cooker. You can check some pots on konga using this link http://www.konga.com/?k_id=Rya
- Place a pot on the fire
- Add sugar to it and little water
- Boil for few minutes
- Get a lollipop stick
- Drill a hole the size of the lollipop stick
- Place the stick inside the apple
- Rub your apple in the liquid
- Leave to solidify.
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