A Superfood to Add to Your Diet
Apples are a good source of vitamins. They are also rich in antioxidants, dietary fibres, and flavonoids. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may reduce the risk of developing heart disease, hypertension, cancer, and diabetes.
It is believed that the antioxidants found in apples can prevent and repair oxidation damage that happens during normal cell activity.
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Apples have the ability to reduce tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria in your mouth according to studies. So take advantage of this fruit and make it a part of your diet.
I can assure you that you won’t regret it.
When there is a buildup of cholesterol in your body this can lead to gallstones. Because apples are high in fiber they can help you not only with your cholesterol level but also with your weight.
Studies have shown that a diet that includes apples can decrease the risk of strokes.
Want a healthier heart
Making apples a part of your regular diet contributes to having a healthier heart. Compounds found in apple skin prevent cholesterol that gets into your system from becoming hardened plaque in your artery walls.
Plaque that builds inside your arteries slows blood circulation to the heart leading to coronary artery disease which can possibly lead to death.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has the ability to prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Apples assist in controlling insulin levels by releasing sugar very slowly into our bloodstream.
Constipation and Diarrhea
Apples, as we know contains fibres, these fibres aid in good bowel movement.
1. It takes about 36 apples to create a bottle of apple cider.
2. There are over 8,000 different kinds of apples.
3. Apples have been around since 6500 BC.
4. Apples are a part of the rose family.
5. China produces the largest amount of apples.
6. Apples can grow in any part of the world.
7. Horses, raccoons, monkeys, bears, and rabbits like to eat apples.
8. Apple trees originated in central Asia.
9. Apple can float on water.
10. Apples are grown in all 50 states.
The Vitamins that apples contain are Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3, Vitamin 5, Vitamin B9, and is also a good source of dietary fiber.
The final word
Apples are filled with vitamins and have so many healing compounds and benefit us in so many ways. Making these fruits a part of your diet can and will give your body that extra boosts that it needs. So go ahead what do you have to lose, nothing but everything to gain. Apples another superfood that works wonders.
About the author
Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.