Breathing aid - think twice about peeling your next apple—the skin is jam-packed with an antioxidant called quercetin, which may protect your lungs from pollutants. A study from St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London found that people who eat five or more apples a week have better lung function than those who don’t. So slip one into your lunch bag today.
Scalp rejuvenator - say good-bye to pesky flakes with apple cider vinegar, which is believed to nix the bacteria that may contribute to dandruff. Try this remedy: Massage a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar directly into washed scalp; leave on for 1 minute, then rinse.
Waistline shrinker - substitute unsweetened applesauce for half the butter or oil in cake recipes, and you’ll get a naturally sweeter, moister dessert with much less fat. The sauce is fat and cholesterol free, and 1 cup has almost as much filling fiber as 1 cup of brown rice.