An apple a day keeps the doctor away: 150 year old proverb stands the test of time, say researchers

Prescribing an apple a day to all adults aged 50 and over would prevent or delay around 8,500 vascular deaths such as heart attacks and strokes every year in the UK ā€“ similar to giving statins to everyone over 50 years who is not already taking them – according to a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.

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