Your Health: Mar. 5, 2001


APPLE A DAY No one would confuse a glass of apple juice with Pinot Noir, but apple growers would have you believe they're the same, at least in one respect: their ability to reduce the risk of heart disease. A study funded by the apple industry suggests that 12 oz. of apple juice a day may help delay the formation of artery-clogging plaque. Reason: apple juice, like wine, is packed with powerful antioxidants known as flavonoids. The similarities stop there.

THE RAP ON PAP Women whose Pap smears aren't quite normal, but not abnormal either, are usually advised...

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