European Union takes stand on "apple a day" health claims Posted on Jan 15, 2014

"A team, led by Doctor Adam Briggs, carried out an extensive study into the health benefits of eating one of the world

Apple Orchard in Norfolk County Posted on Oct 1, 2013

Check out this great video of apple picking our very own Norfolk County.

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The science of growing a better apple Posted on Oct 1, 2013

An increasing number of modern apple farms more closely resemble vineyards in the size and layout of their trees. Read More

Skip the juice, go for the whole fruit! Posted on Sep 6, 2013

Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, was significantly associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. Greater consumption of fruit juices was associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. The study is the first to look at the effects of individual fruits on diabetes risk.

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Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away Posted on Aug 30, 2013

An Apple a Day Lowers Level of Blood Chemical Linked to Hardening of the Arteries

Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests. In a study of healthy, middle-aged adults, consumption of one apple a day for four weeks lowered by 40 percent blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries.

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Does Food Dictate Your Mood? Posted on Feb 1, 2013

More than 5 million Canadians* suffer the winter blues, but it only takes about 28 days to change one

15 health benefits of eating apples Posted on Jan 5, 2013

Many of us forget that sometimes, the simplest answers are the best. Better health could be as easy as reaching for the fruit bowl for some apples next time you need a snack.  What makes apples so great?  In 2004, USDA scientists investigated over 100 foods to measure their antioxidant concentration per serving size. Two apples