Of course you are familiar with the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but did you know that has only been a popular phrase since 1922? More than 150 years ago the adage was "Eat an apple on going to bed, and you'll keep the doctor from earning his bread," in Wales. So much for supporting your local doctor!
As it turns out, the proverbs are substantial. There are many reasons to include at least one apple a day in your food intake. Here are 10 science-backed health benefits that will have you wanting to go apple picking, stat: