These apple facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including apple in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include apple in your diet.
The apple is:
- Low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.
- High in fiber and vitamin C.
The nutritional value of an apple makes it suitable for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
Avoid eating too many apples if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of apple.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Apple (peeled)||1 medium sized apple (100g)||12||1||0||205|
|Raw Apple (unpeeled)||1 medium sized apple (100g)||15||2.5||0||250|
|Canned Apple Pieces - no added sugar||220g (1 cup)||20||2||0||335|
|Apple Cider - non-alchoholic||1 glass (250ml)||25||0||0||415|
|Apple Juice - no added sugar||1 glass (250ml)||26.5||0||0||420|
|Apple Juice (from frozen concentrate - diluted)||1 glass (250ml)||29||0||0||490|