Know your fruit: Apple benefits

Know your fruit: Apple benefits
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Know Your Fruit: Apple Benefits. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, this old saying stands true till date. Here are the benefits that are associated with eating apples.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, this old saying stands true till date. Here are the benefits that are associated with eating apples.

Know your fruit: Apple benefits

  • The antioxidants and phyto-nutrients in it helps in reducing the risk of developing cancer, heart diseases, diabetes and hyper tension.
  • The dietary fiber present in apples helps in prevention of rise of bad cholesterol and helps in digestion. It also helps in maintaining weight.
  • This low calories fruit will satisfy your sweet tooth without any fear of gaining weight.
  • Eating five apples a week lowers the risk of respiratory diseases like asthma.
  • Existence of vitamin C &B helps in developing resistance against infectious agents and acts as co-factors for enzymes in metabolism.
  • Minerals like potassium, calcium and phosphorous helps in cell functions and controls heart rate and blood pressure.
  • The components of apple are necessary for optimal growth, development and overall wellness of humans.
  • The vitamin A in apple reduces the risk of skin cancer and other skin diseases.
  • Apples could reduce the risk of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Eating an apple is said to quench your thrist.
  • It also helps to counter constipation and diarrhea.
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