What are the Nutritional Benefits of Apples? Apples\u00a0contain antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other\u00a0nutrients\u00a0that may boost heart, brain, and digestive\u00a0health and makes strong immunity. What is the most nutritious apple? "Apples are high in\u00a0polyphenols (1), which function as antioxidants,\u201d said Laura Flores, a nutritionist based in San Diego. (2) How many apples should you eat a day? The answer is an apple a day will not cause you to consume too much sugar, so keep up your healthy habit to eat apple! In fact you should be eating more than one fruit serving (e.g. one medium sized fruit) each day. Fruit is one of the best sources of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.\u00a0(3) No one fruit is a miracle sickness-fighting weapon. But eating plenty of different kinds of fruit sure does its part. And apples have lots of Nutritional Benefits of Apples. So celebrate that cold, crispy, juicy sweetness and sink your teeth into a good, old-fashioned apple. When you do, you'll be getting these nutritional benefits, shared by Gary Miller, an associate professor of health and exercise science at Wake Forst University in North Carolina: What Size Is a Medium Apple? A medium apple is 3 inches in diameter in the\u00a0USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, a website that gives nutritional information about a variety of foods. According to that database, a medium apple has 95 calories. (4) Cholesterol fighters:\u00a0A medium apple is packed with 3 grams of fiber, supplying 12 percent of our daily needs. Some of that is pectin, a soluble fiber that helps lower cholesterol. (5) Cancer cords fighters:\u00a0Apples and apple juice are high in antioxidants, which may help fight certain diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and lung disease. (6) Energy boosters:\u00a0The naturally occurring sugar found in apples\u20143 teaspoons in a medium one\u2014can give an energy boost for active people. Weight lose helpers:\u00a0You can eat more than five medium apples for the same amount of calories found in a medium serving of fast-food French fries. Heart supporters:\u00a0Apples are healthy not only for what they contain but also for what's missing, such as cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium (7).