CNN Newsource – Apples are covered in about 100 million bacteria, and a new study suggest that many of them are healthy for you.
The research, conducted by Graz University of Technology, found apples are among the most consumed fruits world-wide. During the study, scientists compared store-bought conventional apples with fresh-picked ones. They found bacteria in the stem, peel, flesh, and seeds.
Overall, both organic and conventional apples had a similar number of bacteria. Most of the germs hide in the seeds.