1. Throwing apples at people was a way of declaring your love in ancient Greece.
Catching the fruit means acceptance of the feeling. In ancient Greece apples were considered to be “sacred to Aphrodite”.
2. There are so many different types of apples, that if you ate a new one everyday, it would take over 20 years to try them all.
3. Apples reduce tooth decay because they stimulate the production of saliva in your mouth.
They stimulate gums and prevent cavity buildup so an apple may easily replace your toothbrush if you don’t have it at the moment.
4. Apples may poison you in fact.
Do you know that apple seed contains cyanide? Do not be afraid, though, you have to eat plenty of them to get sick.
5. Apples are members of the rose family. Just like cherries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries.
6. The average person eats 65 apples a year.
It is amazing that humans have been enjoying the taste of apples since 6500 BC!
7. Apples are 25% air, which is why they float in water.
However apples do not emerge when dropped in … naptha.
8. Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
However trees may vary greatly, some bring the first fruit much sooner.
9. It takes about 36 apples to make one gallon of apple cider.
One apple needs the energy of 50 leaves. How many leaves are needed for three gallons of apple cider?
10. One of George Washington’s hobbies was pruning his apple trees.
Such hobby helped him to de-stress.