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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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A little blackbird sits up in the apple Tree still full of pink white blossoms and He's as happy as can be Now walking by the river with banks So full of daffodils, just to be within This beauty can give you such a thrill The warm breeze softly playing with the New leaves upon the trees and the air Is full of pink petals blown from off the Apple tree, are lying everywhere The white swans of the clear water Glide across with ease as if living in A dream for they have everything they need, The warm sun softly shining on this Gentle summer's day, as the white swans Take to the skies, but there true and Endless beauty with us will always stay.
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In some districts it was called the Apple Tree Man, and was feted as the orchard's guardian.
The old apple tree on the Ansterburg family farm next to their barn had provided sweet apples for pies and apple butter.
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