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    Apple health benefits

    The health benefits of apple include the following:


    • Digestion: Apples being rich in fiber help in digestion. Regular consumption of apples ensures smooth bowel movements and helps in preventing consitipation and stomach disorders.
    • Anaemia: Apples are useful in treting anaemia as it is rich in apples. Anaemia is the deficiency of hemoglobin in the blood which can increased with the intake of iron rich diet such as apples.
    • Weakness: Apples are known to remove weakness and add vigour and vitality of weak people. It is, therefore, often given to patients to help them recover fast from their illness. If you want to gain weight, apple should be a part of your diet daily. It also helps in detoxifying the body and improve the overall health.
    • Dental Care: Eating apples helps in cleaning teeth and gum. It reduces the incidence of cavities in teeth. When you eat apples, the fiber in it cleanses the teeth, while the antiviral properties of the fruit keep bacteria and virus away.
    • Heart Disease: Apple lowers the level of cholesterol and hence it is beneficial for the heart.
    • Rheumatism: Patients who are suffering from rheumatism find apples very useful as it aids in the healing process.
    • Eye Disorders: Apples are believed to make the eyes strong and improve eye-sight. It also helps in treating night blindness.
    • Skin Care: Pastes of apple and honey, and apple and milk when applied on the skin increase it shine and glow.


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    Re: Apple health benefits

    Bone Protection
    French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Boron, another ingredient in apples, also strengthens bones.

    Asthma Help
    One recent study shows that children with asthma who drank apple juice on a daily basis suffered from less wheezing than children who drank apple juice only once per month.
    Alzheimer's Prevention
    A study on mice at Cornell University found that the quercetin in apples may protect brain cells from the kind of free radical damage that may lead to Alzheimer's disease.

    Alzheimer's Prevention
    A study on mice at Cornell University found that the quercetin in apples may protect brain cells from the kind of free radical damage that may lead to Alzheimer's disease.
    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.
    Lung Cancer Prevention
    According to a study of 10,000 people, those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers believe this is due to the high levels of the flavonoids quercetin and naringin in apples.
    Colon Cancer Prevention One study found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 43 percent lower risk of colon cancer. Other research shows that the pectin in apples reduces the risk of colon cancer and helps maintain a healthy digestive tract.Liver Cancer Prevention
    Research found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 57 percent lower risk of liver cancer.
    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.





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    Re: Apple health benefits

    some of points Apple health benefits

    1. Get whiter, healthier teeth
    An apple wonít replace your toothbrush, but biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria.

    2. Avoid Alzheimerís
    A new study performed on mice shows that drinking apple juice could keep Alzheimerís away and fight the effects of aging on the brain. Mice in the study that were fed an apple-enhanced diet showed higher levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and did better in maze tests than those on a regular diet.

    3. Protect against Parkinsonís
    Research has shown that people who eat fruits and other high-fibre foods gain a certain amount of protection against Parkinsonís, a disease characterized by a breakdown of the brainís dopamine-producing nerve cells. Scientists have linked this to the free radical-fighting power of the antioxidants contained therein.

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    Re: Apple health benefits

    An apple everyday,keeps the doctor away.
    This is proved by these positive effects of eating apple.


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