Apple Nutritional Value, Varieties, Facts, and Vitamins

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The apple is sweet fruit with many healing properties. Apple is being cultivated across the world as a fruit. 84.6 million tonnes apple is produces in 2014, headed by china with 48% of the total.

Apples are among one of the healthiest food on the earth with high fiber and vitamins and low cholesterol and calories.

Apples health benefits are not limited to digestion and skin but also cure many serious diseases like – cancer, piles, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Apple Varieties

Apple Species Pictures
Alice alice apple
Ambrosia ambrosia apple
Ananasrenette ananasrenette apple
Aroma aroma apple
Discovery discovery apple
Bramley bramley apple
Arkansas Black arkansas apple
Fuji fuji apple
Golden delicious golden delicious
Goldrenette, (Reinette) Goldrenette apple
Gala gala apple
Jonagold jonagold apple
James Grieve james grieve apple
Granny Smith granny smith apple
McIntosh mcintosh apple
Yellow Transparent Yellow Transparent apple
Pacific rose Pacific rose apple
Lobo lobo apple
Sampion (Shampion) Sampion apple
Summerred Summerred apple
Pink Lady pink lady apple variety
Belle de Boskoop Belle de Boskoop apple variety
Red Delicious Red Delicious apple variety
Cox Pomona cox apple variety

 

Apple Nutritional Facts

(*One medium 2-1/2 inch or 185 gram apple, fresh, raw, with skin)

General Nutrients

Nutrients                                                          Amount
Calories 81-100
Carbohydrate 21 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Calcium 10 mg
Phosphorus 10 mg
Sodium 0.00 mg
Iron .25 mg
Potassium 159 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin A 73 IU
Folate 4 mcg
Cholesterol 0mg
Sugar 10.4 grams
Omega-6 .04 grams
Omega-3 .01 grams

 

Carbohydrates in Apple

Nutrients Amount
Carbohydrate 13.8 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 10.4 g
Sucrose 2.1 g
Glucose 2.4 g
Fructose 5.9 g
Lactose 0 g
Maltose 0 g
Galactose 0 g
Starch 0.05 g

 

Amino Acid in Apple

Nutrients Amount
Tryptophan 1 mg
Threonine 6 mg
Isoleucine 6 mg
Leucine 13 mg
Lysine 12 mg
Methionine 1 mg
Cysteine 1 mg
Tyrosine 1 mg
Valine 12 mg
Arginine 6 mg
Histidine 5 mg
Alanine 11 mg
Aspartic acid 70 mg
Glutamic acid 25 mg
Glycine 9 mg
Proline 6 mg
Serine 10 mg

 

Vitamins in Apple

Nutrients                                                Amount Daily Value(DV) %
Vitamin A 3 µg 0%
Vitamin C 4.6 mg 5%
Vitamin D ~ ~
Vitamin E 0.18 mg 1%
Vitamin K 2.2 µg 2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.02 mg 1%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.03 mg 2%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.09 mg 1%
Vitamin B5 (Panthothenic acid) 0.06 mg 1%
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 0.04 mg 3%
Vitamin B12 0 µg ~
Folate 3 µg 1%
Choline 3.4 mg 1%

 

Minerals in Apple

Nutrients Amount Daily Value(DV) %
Calcium, Ca 6 mg 1%
Iron 0.12 mg 2%
Magnesium, Mg 5 mg 1%
Phosphorus, P 11 mg 2%
Potassium, K 107 mg 2%
Sodium, Na 1 mg 0%
Zinc, Z 0.04 mg 0%
Copper, C 0.03 mg 3%
Manganese 0.04 mg 2%
Selenium 0 µg ~

 

Top 5 Apple Exporters in the world

Country Production in Millions of tonnes
China 40.9
Unites State 5.2
Poland 3.2
Turkey 2.5
Italy 2.5
World 84.6

 

*The nutritional value will vary slightly depending on the variety and size of Apples.

Reference:

https://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/apples

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