An apple a day

Idiom

An apple a day

Definition

Eating an apple per day can help to keep the doctor away.

Examples

My mother always said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away

I make sure to eat an apple every day in order to stay healthy

Origin

Unknown, thought to have originated in the United Kingdom in the early 1900s.

Faqs

Is this idiom only applicable to apples? No, the proverb can be applied to other healthy foods as well. Does this idiom guarantee good health? No, eating an apple a day is only one part of a healthy lifestyle.