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Does an Apple a Day Really Keep the Doctor Away?

In Features on September 25, 2013 at 8:53 am

Emelia Aiken-Hafner ’17

Everybody knows the famous saying ¨An apple a day will keep the doctor away.¨ But what is it about an apple that makes it so special that it could keep the dreaded doctor away?

There is no problem finding apples in the Pioneer Valley this time of year.

1. When eating an apple you may realize that your mouth aches from all of the chewing. But don’t stop chewing so soon because this is actually triggering the production of more saliva in your mouth. More saliva results in less tooth decay and keeps your mouth free from harmful bacteria. Read the rest of this entry »