From the Beeb,
“The researchers have found that English cider apples have high levels of “phenolic antioxidants” – linked to protection against strokes and cancer.”
Cider’s Health Benefits
It’s great to cook with as well, add it to stews, veggie or meat, best to use the real thing though, a good ‘live’ cider.
How about Onion soup with cider and stilton …..
Soup, Cider, Beeb Recipe pages
Edit: And finally, the NACM website