Scientists from the world-renowned 'Brewing Research International' in Surrey have recently stated that cider is good for your health, as it is brimming over with antioxidants. And everyone knows that antioxidants are good, even though nobody knows what antioxidants are exactly.
Doctor Walker says 'a glass of cider a day will keep the doctor away' (although she does preface that with 'it could well be claimed')
Regardless, the point is that cider is great and...
...what do you mean you're not sure if you trust the research of scientists from Brewing Research International? Don't be so suspicious.
Anyway if you need more proof, here's a quote from John Thatcher (National Association of Cider Makers): 'I have spent a lifetime making cider... and now I can enjoy it all the more knowing that it is helping to keep me healthy.'
Source: Daily Mail