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/ap·ple/ (ap´'l)
1. the edible fruit of the rosaceous tree, Malus sylvestris ; in dried powdered form it is used as an antidiarrheal.
2. something that resembles this fruit.

Adam's apple  laryngeal prominence.
The fruit of the tree Malus sylvestris, which has a long tradition as a ‘healthy food’; the components responsible for the 'apple effect' include high pectin content, soluble fiber and polyphenols
Apples may be useful in reducing the risk of cancer, controlling DM, favourably altering GI transit times in both constipation and diarrhea, and for cardiovascular disease, as pectin decreases cholesterol


Popular nutrition The fruit of the tree Malus sylvestris, which has a long tradition as a 'healthy food'; the components responsible for the apple's effect include its high pectin content, soluble fiber, and polyphenols. See Healthy foods.


The edible, more-or-less spheric fruit of trees of the genus Malus.
[O.E. aeppel]


apple pulp
ingestion of large amounts can cause lactic acidosis, or manganese deficiency resulting in congenital chondrodystrophy.

Patient discussion about apple

Q. what about drinking vinger apple to keep fit?

A. 90% of the alternative medicine people use are not tested clinically. it doesn't mean they don't work, just that that no one tested them to see if they are truly useful and what is the active ingredient in them. in a site i found they gave a big list of what can apple vinegar can help you for. from acne to cholesterol, diabetes and Menstrual problems. too much if you ask me. if there were 3-5 things on the list it was reasonable. but almost 20? so you might as well take it cause it wouldn't hurt you. but i'm not sure about the usefulness. try it and let me know :)

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Bad apples are characters that are unsure of themselves and nervous about failing.
In their third game, the Bad Apples trailed the Mass Drifters Elite after five innings, but exploded for six runs on four extra-base hits - including Boris' go-ahead, two-run triple in the sixth - to win, 6-2.
These Israelis, for whom watching genocidal air raids is a spectator sport, must be bad apples.
He should not play Father Flanagan with bad apples, kids who will use the second chance to sully the reputation of the program, the school, and the coach.
And, yes, like any collection of humans, the legions of federal and state judges--over 30,000 in all--include some bad apples who are corrupt or incompetent.
finding bad apples, than to quality improvement or total quality, despite the authors' attempt to link law with the latter philosophies.
The events are part of the duo's work with Blyth's Bad Apples youth project, which helps give kids more options in life.
After Armstrong's confession he DID win all seven of his Tour de France yellow jerseys fuelled by a cocktail of drugs, former team-mate and whistleblower Hamilton sounded the alarm last night by claiming: "There are still a lot of bad apples - Lance did not act alone.
Liverpool, my Liverpool The city of my birth I hope that we can show the world What we are truly worth Liverpool, my Liverpool A city so cool, Eight hundred years old And nobody's fool Some of our citizensmay let us down Bad behaviour may make us frown But positive thoughts are what we all need The good people of Liverpool will always succeed A few bad apples Tried to ruin our name Let's all pull together And put them to shame The spirit of Liverpool will always be strong It's voice can be heard far and wide There are so many plans for this great city of ours Going forward and so full of pride by Mrs B.
07), the reasons for the treatment he says they get when travelling to football matches can only by stopped by getting rid of the bad apples.
We all know there are bad apples in every walk of life but you don't judge a book by its cover.
But this program didn't have just a few bad apples, but hundreds.