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HEALTHY BODY MAKES HEALTHY MIND (10)

 

Sangeetha

APPLES
Apples have soluble and insoluble fiber ,good for maintaining weight,lowering cholesterol and preventing heart disease and stroke.They have vitamin c and quercetin,the anti oxidant that boosts exercise endurance by making oxygen more available to lungs.

1 apple = 101 kcal.
They also are a good source of immune-boosting vitamin C (providing 14 percent of the daily value).

Diabetes Management
The pectin in apples supplies galacturonic acid to the body which lowers the body’s need for insulin and may help in the management of diabetes.

Weight Loss
A Brazilian study found that women who ate three apples or pears per day lost more weight while dieting than women who did not eat fruit while dieting.

Lower Cholesterol
The pectin in apples lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. People who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol by as much as 16 percent.
In addition, there are many benefits of apple juice, among others, as follows.

* Relieves diarrhea
* Smooth digestion and reduce weight
* Apple juice can fend off viral infections
* Helps treat asthma
* Preventing tooth decay and gum disease
* Strengthen the kidney
* Lowers blood pressure
* Fighting arthritis
* Stabilize blood sugar
* As an anticancer agent
So try to eat apples regularly,as all know “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is literally yes.

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