Organic Apples are such commonly-consumed fruits that it’s easy to overlook their amazing and unique health benefits. Apples combine certain nutrients in a way that sets them apart from all other fruits and makes them a food of choice for achieving several health goals.
Apples were probably the first fruit ever cultivated by man.
Like most fruits apples contain more energy than vegetables and still make a delicious, low calorie snack or dessert.
Research suggests that apples may reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer.
Organic apples contain high levels of antioxidant compounds. Apples are also one of the fruits to be sprayed the most with chemicals when they are farmed non-organically. So organic apples truly are an awesome choice for a clean and healthy lifestyle.
Irish Apple Season:
They are available all year round but are best in season from early September to February.
- Eating apples mostly grown Waterford, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Carlow and Dublin.
- Cooking apples mostly grown Armagh, Dublin, Louth and Meath
- Cider apples mostly grown Tipperary, Kilkenny, Waterford