We were taught early on that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”…and now they may even help keep extra weight away.
New research suggests that all apples are not created equal. While all contain nutrition heavy-hitters like prebiotics, fiber and polyphenols, of the 7 types of apples studied, the tart Granny Smith contained the most of these good-for-you compounds.
Granny Smith apples were found to balance out friendly bacteria in the gut, which may increase satiety & keep weight in check. Yeah, Granny!
My Top 5 Ways to Go Granny
– Green smoothies
– Apple & cheddar cheese
– Toast, nut butter & apple slices
– Hot apple crisp (microwave apple slices & top w/ granola)
– Chewy apple chips (recipe HERE)
How do you like them apples?
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