Interesting facts about apples

Apples come in the daily diet of many people, being not only a source of vitamins, but also just a very delicious fruit. However, very few people, crunching a juicy red-ripe fruit, think about the benefits that it brings to the body.

In the average apple about 80 calories.

According to archaeological finds, people grew apple trees about 8,500 years ago.

The apple peel contains a large amount of useful fiber, which helps digestion.

Apple-tree gardens cover on the surface of our planet an area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout five million hectares.

Apples reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood.

The apple symbol is very widespread in heraldry, it flaunts on eighty arms.

Apples tone the body no worse than coffee.

If the apple quickly darkened in the place of the cut – then it’s good.

In the world there are more than seven thousand varieties of apples, but only about one hundred of them go on sale.

The oldest apple tree in the world grows in the USA, it was planted in 1647 and still bears fruit.

The medieval alchemists had an apple as a symbol of knowledge.

The heaviest apple, ever grown, weighed about 1.3 kilograms.

Apple is the fruit most often mentioned in mythology.

The Russian queen Elizabeth could not endure apples and forbade her courtiers to eat them.

The native land of apples is the territory of modern Kazakhstan.

The apple tree was the first tree that man cultivated.

The world’s first apple producing country is China.

Apples are a quarter of the air, and therefore do not sink in the water.

In apples contains a lot of vitamins B and C.