Apples and apple-based products are wise choices for you and your active family.

Heart Health
A study conducted at University of California (Davis) found evidence that apple juice isn't just for kids. In fact, the study found 100% pure apple juice can help slow natural processes leading to heart disease in adults.
Journal of Medicinal Food, February 2001.
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Lung Function
Research from the United Kingdom found people who regularly ate apples and apple-based products were less likely to develop asthma.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, November 2001.
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Helping Prevent Cancer
Studies from the Mayo Clinic and Cornell University have shown specific anti-cancer effects of the antioxidants found in apples. In addition, a long-term study of over 10,000 men and women found that people who ate the most apples had the lowest risk of dying from many chronic diseases, including certain types of cancer.
Carcinogenesis, March 2001. Nature, June 2000.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2002.
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Brain Power
Diets rich in antioxidants have been shown to reduce some of the effects of age-related mental deterioration. Apples and apple-based products are rich in antioxidants that may help keep your mind sharp.
The Journal of Neuroscience, July 2002.

Protecting Your Skin
A study conducted by a group of Australian researchers found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, legumes and olive oil was protective against wrinkling caused by sun damage.
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 20, No. 1, 71-80 (2001).

Managing Diabetes
Consumption of apples and apple-based products was shown to lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in a recent study conducted in Finland.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2002.
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