Taste the Good Health Fruit Called Apple

"To eat an apple before going to bed will make the doctor beg his bread"

Apple is a cholesterol and fat free fruit packed with loads of vitamins and nutrients. Apple juice is delicious. It contains healthy amounts of Vitamin C and is also a natural source of niacin, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and calcium. You will also find high levels of antioxidants and apple keeps you away from heart diseases.

The healthy ingredients in apples (phytochemicals) are natural antioxidants. It helps to neutralize particles known as free radicals that have been linked to the development of cancer and heart disease

Apples are highly acidic, but not harmfully so. It comprises of 90 per cent malic acid and 10 per cent citric acid. The sweetness of this crispy fruit comes from sucrose and fructose, both of which are natural sugars. Since natural sugars are not harmful for the body, apples are good supplements for diabetic patients.

Apple is also an excellent source of pectin, a fibre that helps reduce blood cholesterol. One medium-sized apple provides five grams of dietary fiber. Forget all these studies and information on apple if you aren't convinced but don't skip the facts which are given right below.

Why not Apple?

? Apple juice is good for your heart

? Apple contains natural sugar. It gives a good energy boost

? It is a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin C

? Apples contain dietary fiber

? It is rich in potassium

? Ripe apples contain 80 per cent water and are fat free

? Important minerals are found in apples

? It is a good weight loss supplement

? It can control arthritis and rheumatism

? One apple equals one portion of the five fruit and vegetables required for daily intake

? This fruit has low sodium content

? It helps to fight Alzheimer disease

Apart from this, apple juice is beneficial for the treatment of Anemia, Diarrhea, Heart Disease, Kidney Stones, Eye Disorders, and other irritations.

Take note of a vital point

Apples consumed on an empty stomach may lead to indigestion. They are often sprayed with poisonous chemicals to prevent apples from decay. The fruit should be thoroughly washed and cleaned in all possible ways before consumption.

Barbara Camie
Agriculture Organic Food Specialist
Phentermine Weight Loss Managment Group

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