Do you ever wonder why this time of year apples look so delicious? October is National Apple Month and apples are plentiful right now. Americans like apples and consume approximately 120 apples apiece each year. Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Since apples have only 70 calories, and are a good source of fiber and Vit C, they are a healthy snack and may just keep the doctor away. Apples are also salt-free and fat-free!