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Nutrition Facts
Flavonoids are naturally occurring plant compounds that have antioxidant properties. Nova Scotia apples are a good source of flavonoids.

A crisp, crunchy Nova Scotia apple is a delicious, healthy snack food packaged in its own edible wrapping! An average apple has about 80 calories and contains no fat or sodium!

Great taste, great nutrition! Crisp, firm Nova Scotia apples are a natural energy booster containing 21 g of total carbohydrate, or 77% of the daily requirement. In addition, apples contain Vitamin C and potassium.

An average Nova Scotia apple contains more fibre than a bowl of oatmeal or most brands of cold cereal and is an excellent source of dietary fiber. Eighty percent of the fiber in apples is soluble fiber, which may aid in the reduction of blood cholesterol levels. One apple has 5 grams of fiber.

Apples provide boron, an essential element that helps make bones healthy and strong, and strong bones help prevent osteoporosis.

Eat Healthy
An average apple has about 80 calories, is high in dietary fibre and is sodium free. As a source of Vitamin C, the average apple provides you with 11% of the recommended daily intake.* (* This information follows Health and Welfare Canada regulations and Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada guidelines for nutrition claims.)

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommends 4 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables daily.

Canadians consume an average of 86 apples annually.

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