fruit of the month

Health Benefits of Apples for Children (Introducing the Apple as a fruit of the month of February)

  • They are full of carbohydrates which are essential to provide children with the energy they need to stay active every day.
  • Apples are rich in Vitamin C, fiber and phytochemicals.
  • Apples contain dietary fiber that is helpful in reducing levels of bad cholesterol.

  • Apples give your child a healthy dose of pectin
  • Apples shine in antioxidants phytochemicals ( the amount of fresh apple extract from a medium apple with skin provides the antioxidant activity equal to 1,500 milligrams of vitamin C. )
  • Apples contain the trace mineral boron ( Boron is essential to your child because it helps harden his bones. Strong bones aid in preventing osteoporosis later in life, according to the University of Pittsburgh. Boron is needed for building muscle and improving cognitive skills and muscle coordination.)