1. Get whiter, healthier teeth An apple won't replace your toothbrush, but biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria. 2. Avoid Alzheimer's A new study performed on mice shows that drinking apple juice could keep Alzheimer's away and fight the effects of aging on the brain.
This week on Superfoods, we'll explain why America's favorite fruit really deserves the phrase, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". ABOUT SUPERFOODS: This weekly show spotlights super healthy foods and shows viewers how to incorporate them into their everyday diets.