How many Calories in an Apple with skin / without skin

Apple is always considered a good fruit in terms of nutrition. There is famous phrase 'An Apple a day, keeps doctor away" . It impress a number of people and hence we never forget to bring apples for a patient. But have you ever tried to find anything about the nutrients in an apple.

How many Calories in an Apple with skin

Here we are taking an apple of 100 grams in wight with its skin. Sometimes people peel off then skin which contain a number of nutrients. So please don't peel off the skin. Just wash it, cut it and eat it. The following table gives complete information about nutrients and calories in an Apple with skin.

How many Calories in an Apple without skin

A normal 100g Apple without skin have 47 Calories. But it lacks some important nutrients which are present in apple's skin. Here are some some facts that will make you eat an apple with skin.
  • Half of the Fiber in an Apple is stored in its skin.
  • 25 percent of Vitamin A and C are stored in apple skin.
  • The compound quercetin, which makes lungs healthier is present in the skin of apple. This compound also fights against the tissue damage in brain and hence protects from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Triterpenoids in the skin of apples either inhibit or kill cancer cells.
  • Skin of apple have a compound ursolic acid, which have an important obesity-fighting ability.

We hope that these facts will make you eat an apple with skin.

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