An apple a day may very well ‘keep the doctor away’.

UK researchers reviewed cardiovascular disease progression and morbidity in a healthy population. They found that those estimated to eat at least 1 apple a day may have similar benefits to taking statins.


Briggs a, Mizdrak A, Scarborough P. A statin a day keeps the doctor away: comparative proverb assessment modelling study.BMJ, 2013; 347: f7267.

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