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Apple for Optimal Health

Apple, a fruit packed with rich phyto-nutrients that in the true senses indispensable for optimal health. Apples are obtained from the medium-sized tree belonging to the Rosaceae family.

The apple tree is originated in the mineral-rich mountain ranges of Kazakhstan, and now being cultivated in many parts of the world.

 

Apple also contains a small amount of minerals like potassium, phosphorus, and calcium.

 

 

Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure; thus, counters the bad influences of sodium.

 

Eating apples helps in cleaning both the teeth and gums. Furthermore, it reduces the incidence of cavities in the teeth.

 

When you eat apples, the fiber in it cleanses the teeth, while the antibacterial properties of the fruit keep bacteria and viruses from infecting the body.

 

Women who eat at least one apple a day are 28 percent less likely to developtype 2 diabetes than those who don’t eat apples. Apples are loaded with soluble fibre, the key to blunting blood sugar swings.

 

The soluble fibre found in apples binds with fats in the intestine, which translates into lower cholesterol levels and a healthier you.

 

Vitamin C in apples is a powerful natural antioxidant capable of blocking some of the damage caused by free radicals, as well as boosting the body’s resistance against infectious agents.

 

One of the most essential and overlooked parts of human health is the beneficial bacteria living throughout our body.

 

Apples specifically help improve the functioning of the bacteria living inside of our large intestine, and early studies show that apples change the metabolism within the digestive tract, and change the balance of bacteria, which leads to improved health by maximizing nutrient uptake and eliminating harmful bacteria and toxins.

 

Apples can be eaten raw right off the tree or in a variety of dishes such as fruit salads and custards. Apple juice is also a common drink throughout the world, and it is also included in many desserts.

 

Apples can be baked, minced, mashed, frozen, or even dried into chips as a healthy, sweet snack.

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