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John Chapman or better known as Johnny Appleseed is a well loved american folk hero who is believed to have walked the country throwing apple seeds on his path. In fact, he was a man who dedicated his entire life to growing apple orchards for commercial exploitation. He established many orchards throughout the Midwest. He was a trained and skilled pomologist who understood the complex art of growing apples.

New trees are often grown from cuttings which are then grafted to make a strong root stock. Apples are not grown by seeding because they often contain a random amount of both mother and father chromosomes which makes them undependable for reproducing the same apple. A planted seed will most likely go back to its previous wild species or produce a completely new kind of apple compared to the one it came from. A new tree will begin to produce fruit after about 4-5 years, this work is not for the impatient. The blossoms will often appear in late spring after the seasonal frost is over. The fall is when the fruit becomes ripe and is ready for the pickin.

The apple has really come a long way since they were first cultivated. There are now between 7000 to 10,000 varieties of this nourishing fruit and more popping up all the time. Most versions you see today are a hybrid. The United States, Turkey. Poland and Italy, Brazil, Chile and New Zealand are some of the leading producers due to their perfect growing climate. Today markets take advantage of importing from all over the world so there can be a fresh supply of apples all year round. This is most likely the reason why apples are one of the most popular fruits in so many areas around the world. Apples or Malus pumila may reach up to 40 feet in height with a lifespan of around 100 years. They most often grow wild in zones around 50 degrees latitude either north or south. On the top of rolling hills is one of the most ideal locations as this offers greater protection from frost damage. Apple trees are unable to self-pollinate so they need to grow together to allow for cross-pollination which is why the orchid setting is ideal.

Like all fruits, apples contain a wide variety of constituents that give them their nourishing abilities. more and more evidence is proving the old Welsh saying to be true, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Apples are considered to be amongst the top 10 healthiest foods and for good reason. They contain: Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and ZInc. Apples also contain 18 amino acids as well as fiber and pectin. Its sweetness comes from the approximate 10% fructose and sucrose naturally contained in the fruit. The cooling and thirst quenching effect that we get when eating an apple is most likely due to the tannins present in the food. Our Organic Apple powder is a great way to get a burst of nourishment on the go. And if you happen to see Johnny Appleseed on your travels thank him for helping to make this amazing food a year round staple for all of us.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Apple Powder may include:

● May support lung health
● May support healthy digestion
● May support joint health
● Due to its pectin content is may support healthy blood sugar and lipid levels
● May support a healthy detoxification response
● May support a healthy inflammation response
● May support heart health
● May support nerve health
● Traditionally used as a tonic and astringent

Constituents of Apple include:


● Minerals: Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc
● Vitamins: Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, Niacin, B5, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
● Other Constituents: Alpha-Linolenic-Acid, Asparagine, D-Categin, Isoqurctrin, Hyperoside, Ferulic-Acid, Farnesene, Neoxathin, Phosphatidyl-Choline,
● Reynoutrin, Sinapic-Acid, Lutein, Quercitin, Rutin, Ursolic-Acid, Protocatechuic-Acid

For additional constituent information, visit: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods

Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoons to recipes, juice or add to your favorite smoothie.

Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our strawberry powder and banana flakes in a smoothie.

Botanical Name: Malus domestica.

Other Names: common apple, paradise apple, Malus pumila, Malus sylvestris, Malus communis, and Pyrus malus.

Ingredients: Organic Apple, Organic Rice, Organic Sunflower Oil, De-oiled Sunflower Lecithin.

Origin: Grown and dried in USA. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Apple Powder is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Organic Apple Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic Raw Apple Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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