Apples are known, in addition to being delicious, for being very nutritious. There are several types and sizes, but all provide the same nutrients to our body.
Take a look at the following article to learn why it is important to eat an apple a day.
Apple reduces the risk of heart disease
In many societies, heart disease outweighs cancer as the leading cause of death.
What few know is that heart disease can be prevented through a series of healthy changes in lifestyle, such as a natural diet.
This is the precursor of atherosclerosis, related to the hardening of the arteries.
Increase your brain capacity
A helps people with Alzheimer’s by reducing the progress of the disease by 75%.
: No compres el jugo de manzana pasteurizado. Note : Do not buy pasteurized apple juice. The idea is to consume raw apple juice, that is, organic and unfiltered.
When you prepare your juice do not remove the skin of the apple, add all the fruit to the blender, to the core and seeds.
Maintain your digestive system correctly
The natural fiber of apples (soluble and insoluble) is vital for our body. Both ensure the correct functioning of both the digestive system and the cardiovascular system.
In addition, apples have pectin, which is an important type of fiber that helps accumulate toxins in the intestine to facilitate their expulsion from the body.
Prevents some types of cancer
The flavonoids in apples can help protect you against certain types of cancer, especially lung cancer. Flavonoids are compounds that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Both chronic inflammation and oxidative stress are considered important factors for the development of cancer, and flavonoids allow us to fight them.
About organic apples
Apples that are grown organically do not usually contain residues of the various chemicals from pesticides.
Scientists from the China Pharmacy School found that an oligosaccharide present in apples shows impressive results when used with human colon cancer cells.
However, experts recommend that people only consume organic apples.
It is also known that this fruit contains high levels of malic acid, which is useful in improving the production of energy in the body. This compound is also important for those who have chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia.
Organic apples are also essential in the fight against high cholesterol.
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