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An apple a day?


Do apples keep the doctor away?
Red and green apples

It's that time of year again when apples are in season and this food group not only taste delicious but also adds tremendous nutrient value to your diet making it the perfect on the go snack! Along with a quick energy jolt, apples offer:

  • Pectin, a soluble fiber that helps maintain your digestive system and lowers blood pressure, glucose levels, and LDL (bad cholesterol).

  • Quercetin, a flavonoid that may reduce the risk of cancers and free radical damage implicated in age-related health problems.

  • Phytonutrients, including vitamins A and E and beta carotene, which can help reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and cancers.

  • Boron, which supports a healthy brain and strong teeth and bones.

  • Vitamin C, which boosts immunity and helps keep gums healthy.

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s important that you choose to see us every six months to keep your smile strong and protected. If you don’t have your next checkup and cleaning appointment booked, call us today 778 294 1514.

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