1 medium apple (154g)
|Amount per serving
||Calories from Fat
80 calories in a medium Gala Apple.
They are an excellent food for weight loss as well as lowering cholesterol. Apples contain pectin, which requires the body to use bile in the process of digesting the pectin in the apple.
The body then needs to make new bile- which it does from cholesterol! Pears function in much the same way.
For weight loss, the old adage "an apple a day" will help keep the doctor away.
For those of you following the PEERtrainer Cheat System, an apple is an ideal first piece of fruit. But you want to make sure to focus on as many of the left side foods as you can.
To learn more about this system and how to download the list (it's free) you can read this blog post that describes it a little more.
Gala apples are one of the first Washington apple varieties to reach grocery stores each August. Because of their popularity and limited supply,they are not available for long. The "eating" season will be extendedin coming years as more trees are planted.
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3/2/2011 4:48:32 PM
the jonagolds are just hitting the stores right now- so so good.
9/28/2008 7:58:08 PM