The Biggest Science Myths Debunked

Apples Help Keep Doctors Away

#5 Apples Help Keep Doctors Away

Whether or not you remember anything from school, the myth about apple is surely something that you’d cherish in your memories forever. However, if you are reading this point then it’s time to abandon all the wrong knowledge.

The myth wrapped around apples originated from a Pembrokeshire proverb, which was later dubbed into the phrase “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.

Yes, apples are rich in vitamins but are not an alternative to doctors, not by a long shot! Apples are packed with vital nutrients, such as vitamins, fibre, and antioxidants that keep our health in check.

In fact, studies suggest that apples can reduce the risk of heart diseases and stroke, but none supports the fact that they can replace doctors.

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