14 thanks to apple.

Posted by admin on January 20, 2013

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  1. Apples are high in fiber, including pectin. This makes apples (eaten with peel) indispensable remedy for constipation,  for cleaning the intestines, for remove toxins from the body. A sufficient amount of fiber in the diet is the prevention of colon cancer.
  2. Pectin binds cholesterol and accelerates its excretion. Furthermore pectin reduces lipid levels in the liver and activate its enzymes. Eating one apple a day lowers cholesterol by more than 25%, and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke by 30%
  3. Due to the high content of potassium and low in sodium, apples have a slight diuretic effect, relieve swelling, reduce blood pressure, and, thus, reduce the load on the heart.
  4. The presence of quercetin, flavonids, polyphenols, and vitamin C in apples, making them very powerful antioxidant that protects the body from cancer, premature aging and intense  immunitet. Moreover, the apples antioxidant especially work on the lungs, protect them from damage caused by nicotine. And, according to British scientists, reduces the risk of asthma.
  5. Malic and tartaric acid found in apples, normalizes metabolism of lactic acid. This explains the effect of treatment with apples gout and arthritis.
  6. Phytoncides, which are rich in apples – natural anti-virus and anti-microbial agents used in the treatment of influenza, dysentery, food poisoning, and acne.
  7. The above-mentioned fruit acids – malic, tartaric and citric impede the process of fermentation and putrefaction in the body, which increases their antitoxic and anti-tumor effects.
  8. Apples have a mild choleretic effect, and thus prevent the formation of gallstones.
  9. Juice of sour apples increases the acidity in the stomach and normalize appetite.
  10. Apples are a good source of iron. Despite the fact that it contains less quantity than in the meat, vegetable iron is better absorbed by the body.
  11. According to the number of iodine, apples are second only seaweed, so they are indispensable in the treatment and prevention of diseases of the thyroid gland. (Iodine found in the seeds!)
  12. Pectin is a source galacturonic acid , which lowers the body’s need for insulin, and helps in the treatment of diabetes. Besides the antioxidant activity of apples protecting vessels, reduces the risk of diabetes complications.
  13. French medical study found that flavonoid floridzin which  contained only in apples, increases bone density and protect against osteoporosis. Especially women in the age of menopause.
  14. Cornell University study showed that eating one apple a day reduces the risk of lung cancer by 17 percent, three to 39 percent, and those who eat 6 apples a day reduced the risk by 44 percent.

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