An Apple a Day Keeps the Healer Away Myth in Octisafell | World Anvil
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An Apple a Day Keeps the Healer Away

"But, Mom! We're so tired of eating apples."
"Remember: An apple a day keeps the healer away."
--Conversation between Kalamar and Talamar and their mother, Kacedrin

It is said that if you eat one apple each day that you will stay healthy enough to not need a healer. While it is not a panacea, there are numerous benefits of consuming apple products. These include:

  • Eating Apples
    • Healthy Teeth
    • Preventsdiseases in the elderly
    • Good for the heart
    • Good for the bowels
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
    • Contains healthful substances (i.e. good acid for digestion)
    • Helps kill invisibel infection and disease-causing critters in the body
    • Helps prevent the Sweet Disease
    • Aids in weight loss
    • Healthy skin


Healers and kitchen wives have often used this saying to persuade children and husbands to eat apples.

Historical Basis

Unknown, but some cinics say the phrase was made up by the people of Applefield to promote their festival and apple sales throughout Octiragrin.

Cultural Reception

It's an easy thing to eat an apple and most people like them. So, it's a widely-accepted, catchy little saying to remind you to eat apples.

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Date of First Recording
Out of Remembrance


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