Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

March 30, 2015 7:10 PM

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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away -- but it may help cut your pharmacy bill. That's according to new research that turned an analytical eye on the old wives' tale and found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.

The findings don't mean apples aren't good for you but they do underscore that it takes more than just one kind of food to make a healthy diet and avoid illness.

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