Cooking with apple

Health Benefits of Apples. Especially high in vitamin C, apples also provide vitamin A as a powerful antioxidant to help resist infection and scavenge free radicals that cause inflammation. They also contain a significant amount of fiber, which can help prevent absorption of LDL (bad) cholesterol.

As far as the health benefits of specific types of apples are concerned, a Canadian study ranked Red Delicious, Northern Spy and Ida Red as highest in antioxidants and reported that polyphenols, the major antioxidants in apples, are five times more prevalent in apple skin than in the flesh.

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