Eat the Whole Apple

Word of the apple core myth is spreading far.
barsen/flickr

Why do people discard apple cores? Do apple cores exist outside of the human mind? Atlantic senior editor James Hamblin appeared on CBC Radio's Q with Jian Ghomeshi this morning for a debate on the merits of whole-apple eating, and how to best go about it.

The following discussion is in response Hamblin's strongly-worded "Apple Cores Are a Myth," the accompanying video, and the ongoing cultural shift.

Read the full story here.

Presented by

Why Principals Matter

Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her middle school. Then Humans of New York told her story to the Internet—and everything changed.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

A History of Contraception

In the 16th century, men used linen condoms laced shut with ribbons.

Video

'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

Video

What Fifty Shades Left Out

A straightforward guide to BDSM

More in Health

Just In