There is this old saying which says that apple is a queen of fruit! Apple deservedly belong to the group of the most popular fruit, and their remarkable impact on health has been confirmed by numerous scientific studies.
I bring you a list of impressive influences of eating apples on your health:
- Apples are rich in nutrients.
- Apples can help to lose excess kilograms.
- Apples are good for the health of your heart.
- Apples are also associated with reduced risk of diabetes.
- Apples can have probiotic effect and improve digestive system health.
- Apples contain substances that can reduce the risk of cancer.
- Apples contain antioxidants that protect the lung from oxidative damage and thus help to fight asthma.
- Apples are good for bone health.
- Apples can protect the stomach from damage caused by taking drugs such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory antireumatics.
- Antioxidants in apples can protect the brain from aging.
- Apples contain very little calories, but are therefore very rich in soluble fiber, pectin, which helps in reducing bad cholesterol that damages the arteries.
Recent studies have shown that adults who eat at least two apples a day have less chance of developing hypertension by up to 37% compared to those who do not eat.
They have long been called a natural toothbrush. Although consuming apples does not actually clean the teeth, but chewing apple stimulates the gum, and apple juice increases saliva production, which reduces tooth decay by lowering the level of bacteria in the mouth.
The apple stimulates the production of acetylcholine in the body, a chemical that transmits impulses between nerve cells and thus keeps the brain active, strengthens memory, and potentially postpones the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
The apple also contains monosaccharide fructose, a sugar that reduces the desire for sweetness, and does not cause a change in blood glucose concentration.
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