7 Amazing Apple Facts Your Doctor Never Told You About

An apple a day keeps the doctor away so the age long saying goes yet there are numerous health benefits those fruits possess that the doctor never told you about

1The apple tree originated from Central Asia

2 Apples have religious and mythological significance among them are Norse, Greek and European Christian traditions

3 84.6 million tonnes of apples were produced in the year 2014, China alone accounted for 48% of the total

4 The first apple orchard on the North American continent was planted in Boston by Reverend William Blaxton

5 The apple was one of the earliest trees to be cultivated

6 There are more than 7,500 cultivars of apples today

7 Until the 20th century, farmers stored apples in frostproof cellars during the winter for their own use or sale

 

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