Celebrate Fall with Fresh Apples

woman holding an apple

Depending on where you live, you may experience the changing of colors. Fall is in the air which means apple picking, sweaters and cozy nights. Did you know that fresh apples are full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals? They are free of fat, sodium and cholesterol, so perfect to snack on.

Health Benefits of Apples

According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, “one large apple provides 20 percent of your daily recommended intake of dietary fiber.” Regular consumption of fiber in fresh apples helps prevent constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and other stomach conditions.

Apples also contain pectin, which acts like a probiotic. Eating fresh apples helps clean your teeth and gums. The fiber cleanses your teeth. Unfortunately, apples don’t reduce dental cavities, they stimulate the saliva in your mouth, helping you wash away any bacteria.

Best Uses of Apples For The Fall

Apples can be used in a bunch of different ways:

  • First, you can eat it
  • Second, drink it
  • Lastly, apply it

A Fresh Apple A Day…

Keeps your optometrist away! Studies have shown to help prevent conditions like macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma. Apples also improve your eyesight, aiding in night blindness. What makes them so special? They are rich in flavonoid compounds and antioxidants.

Visit Your Local Dentist

If you have any additional questions on what health and dental benefits apples have, talk to your local dentist. They would be happy to provide you some information on healthy eating habits.

In the meantime, keep your benefits active by signing up for an Argus Dental Plan. With no waiting period for major services, Argus plans are convenient, affordable and easy to use. With no age restrictions, our plans offer coverage for every member of your family at every stage of life.

Contact our Argus Customer Care Team at 877-864-0625!