Apple – A Complete Package of Health and Nutrients

03. March 2017 Apple 0
Apple – A Complete Package of Health and Nutrients

Exceptionally healthy Apples are one of the most popular and delicious fruits worldwide. A bright, red, juicy apple is able to satisfy your sweet tooth, can quench your thirst and boost your health in many ways. A number of varieties of this healthy fruit exist (around 7,500) and come in different colors like yellow, red and green. A number of studies have proven the unbelievable health benefits of this juicy fruit, which are attributed due to its vitamins, minerals and other organic compounds. The major health benefits of Apple include:

Weight Loss: Apple is a fibrous fruit, which can keep us full and thus we can avoid overeating. Apples can increase the metabolism rate, so the calorie intake due to apple does not increase the weight, and are even burnt quicker and absorbed by the body.

Bottom Line: Apples may help with a weight loss goal, as they are particularly filling fruit due to their high content of fiber.

Good for the Heart: Apple can lower the body’s cholesterol and can protect it against cardiovascular diseases. A well-known adage for the fruit is “An apple a day can keep the doctor away”, and this is absolutely correct, as just one apple a day is sufficient for the heart health.

Bottom Line: The highly soluble fibers of Apple can lower the cholesterol and the polyphenols can lower blood pressure and the risk of heart stroke.

Managing Diabetes: Apples can reduce the blood sugar fluctuation, which is directly linked with diabetes. The polyphenols of apples can lower the glucose absorption in the digestive tract and can keep the blood sugar levels in check.

Bottom Line: Apple can reduce the risk of diabetes and are considered good to treat type 2 diabetes, due to their polyphenol antioxidant content.

Apart from the above diseases, apples are good for other health problems, like to improve digestion, to treat anemia, to reduce fatigue, for dental care, to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson disease, to treat respiratory issues, for skin care or to treat rheumatism. So what are you waiting for? Grab an Apple and start munching!

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