Apples grow in a significant number of states, including Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Nebraska, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the New England states, according to the University of Illinois. The different types of apples include Fugi, Gala, Braeburn, Granny Smith, Jonagold, Winesap, Arkansas black and Rome.Know More
Apples are a highly nutritious food, according to the University of Illinois. The rich fruits contain soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps prevent cholesterol build-up and heart disease. Insoluble fiber builds bulk in the intestinal track, assisting in colon health. Apple skins contain a great deal of nutrition. Most of an apple's vitamin C content is contained in the skin, as is much of the apple's insoluble fiber content. The skin also contains much of an apple's aroma and flavor.
Apples are low in calories, easy to carry, a natural mouth cleaner and an inexpensive snack. A medium sized apple contains 81 calories, 21 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber. Apples also contain iron, sodium, potassium, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin A, folate and phosphorous. The nutritional value of an apples varies by size and type.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
The United States has 50 states that include Alabama, Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The District of Columbia is a part of the United States, but is not considered a true state, although it is the capital of the United States.Full Answer >
The majority of peaches grown in the United States come from California, although peaches are grown elsewhere, including Georgia, South Carolina, Washington, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and New Jersey. Peach trees require soil that is moderately fertile and well-drained as well as plenty of sunlight.Full Answer >
According to “Talking Turkey: A Thanksgiving Quiz,” the five top turkey-producing states are Minnesota, North Carolina, Arkansas, Virginia and Missouri, as of 2014. Counting turkey production in Indiana, these states produce two-thirds of the turkeys raised in the United States. Moreover, the United States produces most of the world’s turkeys and turkey by-products.Full Answer >
As of January 2015, Molina Healthcare offers Medicare health plan options to residents of California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin, reports the company on its official website.Full Answer >