Ten fun facts about Apples

Fact 1
Apple sees contain a poison called cyanide. Eating large amounts of the seeds can actually kill you.

Fact 2
The largest apple ever picked was in Caro, Michigan, weighing in at 3 pounds 2 ounces.

Fact 3
Studies show that people who ate 2 or more apples a day actually suffered from less headaches, respiratory illness and better general health all around.

Fact 4
Fresh apples can float in water because at least 25% of their volume is air.

Fact 5
There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples grown in the world and 2,500 of them are grown in the United States.

Fact 6
The apple commonly gets a bad rep since people refer to it as the fruit from the forbidden tree in the Bible, when in reality, the fruit is not specified.

Fact 7
The average American eats about 50 pounds of apples and apple products every year.

Fact 8
Eating an apple can be more efficient at waking you up that caffeine can.

Fact 9
Johnny Appleseed was a real man named John Chapman, who planted apple trees over 100,000 square miles before his death.

Fact 10
The original saying to 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away,' was 'to eat an apple before going to bed will make the doctor beg his bread'.

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Short about Apples
The pomaceous fruit of the apple tree, part of the rose family.

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