Get The Most Nutrition From Your Apple

As a percentage of MJNs recent stock price of $75.04, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%. Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen or click here to find out which 9 other stocks going ex-dividend you should know about, at Below is a dividend history chart for MJN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.34 declared by Mead Johnson Nutrition Co: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MJN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.81% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MJN shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, MJNs low point in its 52 week range is $61.27 per share, with $86.87 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $74.96.

Vitamins An apples skin is loaded with vitamin A, which promotes healthy vision and cell growth, and vitamin C, which supports a strong immune system and boosts collagen production for healthy skin. The peel also contains Vitamin K, which helps the blood coagulate, and folate, which the body uses in the formation of new cells. Minerals According to the University of Illinois, apple peels are an excellent source of important minerals, including calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. Calcium and phosphorus promote strong bones and teeth, while potassium supports healthy cell, heart and digestive function. Fiber Apple peels contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, and about two-thirds of the fiber in an apple is in the skin. Fiber has many health benefits, from lowering cholesterol and aiding digestion to promoting satiety that helps with weight control. An average-size apple with its skin contains 4.4 g of fiber and youll lose half if you peel it. Antioxidants The skin of an apple is packed with powerful phytochemicals like flavonoids and phenolic acids that help the body fight free radicals that damage cells and contribute to disease. Eat your apple with the skin and you benefit from compounds called triterpenoids that help fight cancers, such as liver, colon and breast cancer.


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