This Is The Best Kind Of Apple To Eat For Weight Loss

With fall officially in full swing, you've probably noticed an explosion in apple varieties at your local farmers market, and a recent study from Washington State University showing the fruit can help fight obesity gives you yet another reason to add a few extra to your basket.

But, as you wade through a sea of Red Delicious, McIntosh, Gala, Golden Delicious and Pink Ladies, you may find yourself wondering which variety is the BEST for weight loss.

The answer?

Good old Granny Smith.

What is it about apples that make them so great at combating obesity? Modern Farmer has more:

In short, apples are good for your microbiome! Researchers say that Granny Smith apples in particular have plenty of non-digestible compounds like fiber and polyphenols, which your good gut bacteria love to feast on. And when you take care of your microbiome, your overall well-being benefits.

Yet another example of how eating fresh, in-season foods is good for you!

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