Phytochemicals In Apples Are Found To Provide Anticancer And Anti-Oxidant Benefits, Cornell Researchers Show

Time to adjust an old adage: It’s the phytochemicals in the apple each day that keep the doctor away. A combination of plant chemicals, such as flavanoids and polyphenols — collectively known as phytochemicals — found both within the flesh of apple and particularly in the skin — provide the fruit’s anti-oxidant and anti-cancer benefits, say Cornell food scientists.