8 Big Health Benefits Of Apples

09/06/2012 08:04 am ET | Updated Sep 04, 2014

September is here and with it, the start of the harvest season of one of our favorite superfoods (and superfruits!) the apple.

It's no surprise that apples are good for you -- why else would they have earned that "keep the doctor away" reputation? -- but there are a number of lesser-known reasons to pick up a juicy one today.

Some of our favorite health benefits of apples are in the slideshow below. Let us know what else you love about apples in the comments!

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