Wonderful Health Benefits of Apple
Published By bolives on 2012-03-18 46 Views
The first fruit that I knew was apple. I guess this was the first fruit that I ate when I was young. I am sure that all of you have tried eating apple. This lovely fruit is not just very satisfying to our tongue. It was also proven to have wonderful effects in our body as it carries a lot of wonderful health benefits.
Many people say "An apple a day keeps the doctors away". I am pretty sure that everybody is familiar with this line. Well, its very good to know to know that a simple fruit like apple which you can find anywhere and any part of the world can be a good solution to having good health. Eating apple a day is not just satifying because of its sweet and refreshing taste, it is also a fruit which brings along various health benefits.
One of the major benefits that we can get from apple is its immune system boosting ability. Apples are known to have antibacterial and pro immune system effects. It also carries vitamin C properties which keeps us more protected from harmful microbes and infection.
Apples are also good for the heart. People with high low density lipoprotein or simply bad cholesterol are advised to eat apples. Its dietary fiber and pectin allow the bad cholesterol to bind and be kicked out of the body, thus limiting the threats of having high cholesterol in the blood which can further lead to bigger problems such as hearth attack..
Apple is also a good source of vitamin B complex. Thus, it helps keep the functionality of our nerves. Apart from this, some studies suggest that Apple can help prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
There are also studies which suggest that apple is good for cancer prevention. This is due to its antioxidant properties which help maintain the integrity of good and healthy cells.