HEALTHY LIVING: 9 Reasons why An Apple a Day Really Keeps the Doctor away
what makes an apple so special?
Apples have properties that no other fruits have and its benefits have
been proven overtime.
1-Apple contains Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps greatly your immune
system. A lot of people who lack Vitamin C in their diet have poor
healing, bruise easily and have bleeding gums.
2-Prevent Heart Diseases. The reason it can prevent both coronary
heart disease and cardiovascular disease is because apples are rich in
flavonoid. Flavonoids are also known for their antioxidant effects.
3-Low in calories. Eating an apple when craving for candy or chocolate
can make the desire disappear since apple in itself contains sugar,
but gives you only ¼ of the calories.
4-Prevent Cancers. Notice the plural. We all know that cancer comes in
several forms and in different parts of the body.
5-Apples contain phenols, which have a double effect on cholesterol.
They prevent LDL cholesterol from turning into oxidized LDL, a very
dangerous form of bad cholesterol which can be deadly.
6-Prevent tooth decay. Tooth decay is an infection that seriously
damages the structure of your teeth, which is caused primarily because
7-Protects your brain from brain disease. Apple has substances called
phytonutrients, and these phytonutrients prevents neurodegenerative
diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinsonism.
8-Healthier Lungs. A research at the University of Nottingham Research
shows that people who eat 5 apples or more per week has lower
respiratory problems, including asthma.
9-They taste great! And not only that, they also come in many flavors
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