Tuesday, April 12, 2011

"Eat an apple on going to bed, and you'll keep the doctor from earning his bread,"

This is an older version of our more familiar proverb "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." It first appeared in print in 1866. Today, in 2011, we are still reading about the health benefits of apples. A new study shows they can lower cholesterol and provide some weight loss. The numbers are not big numbers, but something as simple as adding an apple or two a day to your diet definitely pays a health dividend.

Not only does it bring you a health benefit, but when it comes time to share your secrets of success, you can be a little smug about showing how tapping into the age old wisdom of your ancestors made a difference in your circumference.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-20053114-10391704.html#ixzz1JLzK6Kf6

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