“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” It’s a famous old saying, but you know an apple does not keep the doctor away it keeps all health issues away from your body and keeps you fit, fine and glowing. We all are well aware of the benefits of an apple, it can be your elixir if you add an apple to your everyday routine. They contain great health benefits like rich in protein, loaded with vitamin A and C which helps to have glowing skin.
Apple is said to be great for your heart health, they are nutritious and also aid the weight loss, lower the risk of diabetes, some studies says that it helps to lower the risk of cancer as well, it encompasses some elements which help to fight asthma, and it is good for smooth digestion, especially for those suffering from some digestive issues.
Noticing such great elements of Apple, it was important to spread its awareness, like how important it is to have an apple, how it can enable a person to improve health. For that, every year on the 21st of October is being celebrated as a national Apple day.
It was introduced in 1990 as a normal event but from 2000 it got the grass and became widespread and people started celebrating it. The aim behind celebrating Apple day is not just telling people of its awareness but of course, making them aware of the loss of the fruit’s diversity and a demonstration of the variety of apples we are in danger of losing. We need to realize that it is an important fruit of life and we have to understand to start caring about it.
So let’s be aware and celebrate Apple Day, events can be big or small, from apple games in a garden to huge village fairs with cooking exhibitions, games, apple identification, beverage and cider, gardening guidance, and the sale of many hundreds of apple variations.
Some facts on Apple
- Apples are cholesterol free, fat free and sodium free.
- Apples have natural sugars called fructose.
- Pomology is a branch of horticulture which teaches about cultivation of Fruits
- There is no artificial colors or flavours in Apples.
- Apples are rich in fibres and a medium size apple contains 4-5 grams of fibre which is 20% of daily value.
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What day is National Apple Day?
21st of October is celebrated as national Apple day since 1990, its motive is to make people aware of the importance of an apple, as well as making them realize that they should stop the loss of important fruit.
When did National Apple Day start?
It was introduced in 1990 as a normal event but from 2000 it got the grass and became widespread and people started celebrating it.
Name the most popular kind of apples?
The Classic Red is the most popular apple grown in Kashmir and Himalayan Belt. The other popular are Granny Smith, McIntosh apple, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Honeycrisp apples and Gala
Which country is the largest producer of apple?
China is the leading producer of apples worldwide followed by United States, Poland, Turkey and India