Can apple a day really keeps doctor away? For thousands of years ,many cultures have valued apples for their medicinal properties.Now modern day research has confirmed many health benefits associated with apples, in fact there are hundreds of published papers why apples are super fruit.
5 Reasons to enjoy an apple:
- They are nature's perfect snack
Good source of vitamin C. They are all natural source of health promoting phytonutrients, including plant based antioxidants.
- They may cut your cancer risk
Studies shows that apples may provide protection against the certain types of cancers.Research indicates that apples may reduce the risk for oral,oesophagus,larynx,lungs,colon,breast, ovary and prostate cancers.
- They can help whittle your middle
Enjoy an apple a day and you might just avoid an apple shape (where extra weights settle in abdomen) because apples contain filling soluble fibre and ursolic acid, a boost for fat burning.
- They"ll boost your brain
Apples are natural brain boosters Nutrients in apples may protect brain neurons, against oxidative damage which contributes to neurodegenerative diseases such as parkinson's disease and alzheimer's diseases.
- They'll help you breathe easier
Antioxidants in apples may protect lungs against oxidative damage that is associated with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema. Women who eat 3 to 4 apples a day during pregnancy reduced the risk of asthma and wheezing in their child at age of 5.