Apples are one of the most widely cultivated fruits consumed by man. It is rich in polyphenols, vitamin A, C, E, K, niacin, vitamin B6, friendly acid and choline. Apples benefit your health by boosting your intake of vitamin C. Apples also provide a source of copper, an essential mineral that contributes to healthy skin. Copper helps you make melanin, the brown-black pigment that colors your skin. Vitamin A plays an important role in skin development -- it helps immature skin develop into mature and functional skin tissue. Vitamin A might also reduce the risk of skin cancer,