Keeps the cancer away. Some of those old old sayings actually have validity! I’m glad I eat apples on a regular basis (although I’m lazy enough to buy the pre-sliced ones from Sam’s or the grocery so I can just throw them in my lunch quickly.

Apples have recently been added to the list of “Foods That Fight Cancer,” which is maintained by the American Institute of Cancer Research.

According to the AICR official website, the levels of vitamin C and fiber found in the fruit – which, according to the Institute, is the second most frequently consumed fruit in the United States – are what give apples their cancer-fighting abilities.