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Apple Nutrition Facts

There are about 100 calories in 1 medium Cosmic Crisp® brand apple, which is why Cosmic Crisp® apples are the perfect snack. Since apples are mostly made up of water, they have a low calorie density, meaning there aren’t a lot of calories in apples yet they are still filling. They’re fat, sodium, and cholesterol free, and carbs in apples boost blood sugar less rapidly than other foods.

Calorie Breakdown

Many studies have pointed to the benefits of eating apples. Eating healthy, paired with regular exercise, can improve overall health, including immunity, gut health, and heart health. Apples are a tasty addition to a low calorie diet, packed with antioxidants, and a delicious way to incorporate more fiber into your morning, afternoon, or evening routine. To learn more about how apples are good for you, visit the U.S. Apple Association’s website here.

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Good Housekeeping Nutritionist Approved

Good Housekeeping Nutritionist Approved

Cosmic Crisp® apples have earned the Good Housekeeping Nutritionist Approved emblem! This emblem is granted to products that have been reviewed by the Good Housekeeping Institute Food & Nutrition Lab. Good Housekeeping describes the products with the emblem to be nutritious, meaning they’re based on real, whole foods; transparent, meaning they don’t use marketing language that implies they’re better for you than they really are; and simple, meaning they make it easy to choose healthier options. You can learn more about the emblem here.

Did you know?

There are thousands of different types of apples, but the one you’ll want to eat over and over is the Cosmic Crisp®. The health benefits of apples were first recorded as early as medieval times, giving rise to the old English saying “Ate an apfel avore gwain to bed Makes the doctor beg his bread” and its modern day variation, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”

Apples…
are a member of the rose family.
Pomology is…
the science of apple-growing.
Apples assist in…
cleaning your teeth - they contain malic acid, which helps dissolve stains.
The fear of apples…
is Malusdomestica­phobia.
Most antioxidants in…
apples are found in the skin.
Ever wondered why apples float?
It’s because 25 percent of their volume is made up of air.
Apple trees take…
4-5 years to bear their first fruit.
The largest apple…
ever picked weighed 3 pounds.
Washington produces…
about 42 percent of the apples grown in the U.S. (and 60% of those are grown for fresh consumption).
If you put all…
of the Washington State apples picked in a year side-by-side, they would circle the Earth 29 times.
Washington designated…
the apple as the official state fruit in 1989.
Washington apples…
are each picked by hand.
Apples ripen…
6-7 times faster at room temperature than if they are refrigerated.
The average person eats…
65 apples each year; Americans eat approximately 19 pounds of fresh apples annually.