It’s not only their year-round availability that makes apples so desirable; there are a host of other reasons why they’re a very popular fruit:Apples are delicious, versatile, and easily portable. They are nutritious, providing satisfying bulk and few calories. They are 85 to 95 percent water, so if you put one into your pocket or lunch box, you can quench your thirst whenever the need arises. Their acid content acts as a natural mouth freshener, which makes apples a perfect ending to a meal. They are believed to have many other healthful properties.