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Healthy Food Database - Apples Royal Gala

The first apple of the season, the Royal Gala appears in the stores towards the end of summer.

Royal Gala apples vary in colour from yellow to orange with a pink blush. It is smaller in size than many other varieties and has a dense white juicy flesh.

Like all apples, the Royal Gala is very high in antioxidants particularly in and around the skin. They tend to be slightly smaller than many of the other varieties making them an excellent choice for kid's lunch boxes.
Category: Fruit
In Season: Autumn
To Buy: Do buy Royal Gala apples early in the season. The respire more than other apple varieties and don't store well. Select fruit with a fresh fruity fragrance.
To Store: Store in the fridge
Tips & Tricks: Take the crisp test by tapping the suface lightly with your nail - a dull sound indicates that there are crunchier apples elsewhere

Nutrition (1 Unit):

Weight (grams): 109
Carbohydrates, g: 14
Fibre, g:
Fat (g): 0
Monosaturated Fat , g: 0
Salicylates: Naturally occurring plant chemicals found in several fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices, jams, honey, yeast extracts, tea and coffee, juices, beer and wines. Also present in flavourings, perfumes, scented toiletries and some medications.

For those with sensitivities, low foods are almost never a problem, moderate and high foods may cause reactions, depending on how sensitive you are and how much is eaten. Very high foods will most often cause unwanted symptoms in sensitive individuals. No information available
Energy (kJ): 249
Low GI < 55: Glycaemic Index refers to the rate at which carbohydrate rich foods are converted to glucose for energy by the body; Low GI carbohydrtes release glucose is released slowly into the bloodstream and help to regulate energy levels and insulin production.
Protein (g): 0.3
Saturated Fat, g : 0
Amines: Amines come the breakdown or fermentation of proteins. High amounts are found in cheese, chocolate, wine, beer and yeast extracts. Smaller amounts are present in some fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, avocados, bananas.

For those with sensitivities, low foods are almost never a problem, moderate and high foods may cause reactions, depending on how sensitive you are and how much is eaten. Very high foods will most often cause unwanted symptoms in sensitive individuals. No information available
Glutamates: Glutamate is found naturally in many foods, as part of protein. It enhances the flavour of food, which is why foods rich in natural glutamates such as tomatoes, mushrooms and cheeses are commonly used in meals. Pure monosodium glutamate (MSG) is used as an additive to artificially flavour many processed foods, and should be avoided, especially in sensitive individuals as it can cause serious adverse reactions. n/a

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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Cold and Flus
Diarrhoea
Constipation
Detoxifying

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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