Benefits Of Apple On Our Body

Apple contains fibre and water, the two main ingredients required to feel full. By including apple in the diet upto 200 calories can be reduced in a day.

Benefits Of Apple On Our Body

Before getting to the benefits of Apple let’s learn the nutritional profile of the “Nutritional Powerhouse”.  Apple contains Vitamin C (a powerful natural antioxidant), riboflavin, thiamin, Vitamin B6, Dietary fiber, phytonutrients, calcium, potassium, phosphorus. You can learn down below how beneficial each one of them is.

1.    Curbs cancer

Scientists from AACR, the American Association for Cancer Research have stated that flavonol rich apples can reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer by upto 23 percent. Various other research have found that apple peel contains triterpenoids which promote the growth of cancer cells in the breast, colon & liver. The high fiber content in Apple reduces the risk of colorectal cancer.

2.    Prevents Diabetes

From the results of different surveys conducted from all over the world, it has been found that women are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes over time. Women have more fat cells than men and they are more likely vulnerable to increased sugar levels in their blood. A woman eating one apple a day can decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes by 28 percent. Apple contains soluble fiber which helps in maintaining the blood sugar level.

3.    Healthier Mouth

It’s not what apples does to your mouth, it’s how your mouth reacts while eating apple. But, try to notice the amount of saliva generated in your mouth next time you eat an apple. Biting and chewing an apple increses the amount of saliva produced by your salivary glands and reduces tooth decay by lowering the level of bacteria. Although, apple with not replace your toothbrush. You should brush everyday.

4.    Maintaining LDL and HDL

LDL means Low Density Lipoprotein, it is commonly termed as “bad cholesterol” as it is very unhealthy and dangerous to our human heart. Eating an apple everyday would bind the soluble fibre of apple with the fats present in intestine, which will decrease the cholesterol level in the blood. HDL means High Density Lipoprotein, and as you can guess it’s “Good Cholesterol”. In a research conducted by florida state university, women who ate an apple everyday for six months had 23 percent less bad cholesterol and 4 percent more good cholesterol, what more do you need by a simple “Miracle Fruit”.

5.    Weight loss benefits

Most common weight loss program in the whole world is “calorie deficit”. You might have heard of this by your gym instructor (only if you go to one). Calorie deficit means taking less calorie intake to your body than the required number of calories. Our body needs energy to work and if the calorie intake is not enough then it will start to use the body fat as an energy source and as a result your weight will go down. Apple contains fibre and water, the two main ingredients required to feel full. By including apple in the diet upto 200 calories can be reduced in a day.

 Here are some tips for consuming apple,

Tip #1:

 Apple seeds contain cyanide (a dangerous poison). Although it is present in very small amount but eating too many apple seeds could be dangerous. Apple seeds should not be consumed.

Tip #2:

Apples are fairly acidic by nature, they help in cleaning your mouth but too much consumption is not good for your health. After all, too much of anything is not for us.

So, here it is. Some benefits of Apple in our daily life.