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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

apple

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.

ap·ple

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

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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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However at this time I would strongly urge those who supply or use Green Apples in particular to think hard about what they are doing and to stop immediately.
Crisp green apple, pear, and cherry with a hint of peach and sprinkling of fresh herbs.
Among the three stronger compounds, the antioxidant quercetin is plentiful in green apples.
But don't try sniffing green apples, bananas, and mint leaves--having the food in hand will make you hungry instead.
Chardonnays have a creamy, buttery texture and a flavor that hints of vanilla and nuts when grown in warmer climates, such as in Australia and some parts of California; and a lighter-bodied and citrusy taste with an aroma similar to green apples when grown in cooler climates, such as New Zealand, Oregon and parts of California.
E[acute accent]The Fruit & Walnut Salad contains a selection of fresh, succulent red and green apples and grapes and is served with a side of low-fat yogurt and candied walnuts.
tart green apples such as Granny Smith, cored and cut in 1 -in.
Greenstar is a variety developed in Belgium to compete against all the imported green apples like Granny Smith and Golden Delicious.
2 tart green apples, peeled, cored and finely diced