Apples: A Fun & Nutritious Snack for the Whole Family

Apple Nutrition

From Carly, KinderCare’s Registered Dietitian

Here are some fun apple facts…

  • There are 2,500 varieties of apples grown in the United States
  • Apples are grown in all of the continental states.
  • Apples are fat, sodium, & cholesterol free.(Preschoolers love them too!)
  • One apple has 5 grams of fiber (Did you know that 2/3 of the fiber is in the apple peel?)
  • The science of apple growing is called Pomology
  • It takes the energy from 50 leaves to produce only one apple
  • Apples are a good source of Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene.

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