Apples are definitely good for health. Actually, apple is consider as a king of the fruit because there are lots of health benefits of apples.
Apples are one of the highly nutrition rich fruit packed with vitamins (A and C) and fibre (pectin). Vitamins Apples contain about 85% water which makes them one of the high antioxidant (polyphenols and flavonoids) fruits.
What are the health benefits of apples?
Antioxidants help in boosting immune system as well as it prevent and restore oxidation damage which occurs during normal cell activities. Apples are also very helpful in detoxifying liver. Apples are packed with such components like triterpenoids, which reduce the risk of all types of cancers. Apples also help in prevention of Diabetes (Type 2), Cholesterol and help in getting a healthier heart with its high soluble fibre. Apples contain fibre called Pectin which is viscous, soluble, and fermentable in nature. So these qualities prevent human body in weight gain, diseases like Parkinson, Gallstones, Hemorrhoids, Constipation, diarrhea etc.
Apples also contain protein, iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, fat as well as carbohydrate. These components are very essential for healthy body. So apples have multifunctional characters in keeping human body healthier with their absolute components. This is why there is an old maxim “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.
An Apple Cider Vinegar, prepared absolutely with apples is considered to be one of the most effective, multifunctional, medicinal ingredients mankind have.
Calories in Apple:
A small sized raw apple (100 gram) with skin contains about 50 to 53 Kcal.
A small sized raw apple (100 gram) without skin contains about 45 to 48 Kcal.
So now you find out why apple is good for health. So, enjoy eating an apple as a part of your daily diet and stay healthy and happy. If you want to say something more about apples, then you are welcome to use the comment section as below.
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