An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

The apple most of us eat to keep the doctor away is Malus domestica. It is a fruit that is well known and consumed all over the world.  The common name apple, originated from the Old English word aeppel.  Likewise, the scientific name Malus, means apple in Latin.  This fruit is a huge part of the American and world culture. From Johnny Appleseed to Adam and Eve, the apple has always played a role in human lives. It is also a major product of the food industry, and is a crop grown in temperate regions all across the world.  The apple is eaten because it is cheap, and contains important nutrients, hence the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.  There are many things to learn about this delicious fruit.


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