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Articles October 2013 Issue

For Nutrition and Health Benefits, Pick Apples

An apple a day won’t necessarily keep the doctor away—but it might help.

Is it true that apples are the healthiest fruit, as that old “keeps the doctor away” saying suggests? Diane L. McKay, PhD, an assistant professor at Tufts’ Friedman School, says, “This is actually one of the questions I like to pose to our PhD candidates during their qualifying exam.”

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