Apple nutrition is an important element in the fight against
today`s top killers!
Apple nutrition is
concentrated in the skin with up to 45% of it`s most important elements
being found there. So get the "skin..ny" on apples and health and
discover that an apple a day may well keep the doctor away.
The skin on apples are there defense against natures elements and all
things that might other wise bring harm to the fruit. The fruit defends
itself with the skin and it is these elements of defense that are also
good for your health and your defense against some of today`s top
like cancer and heart disease.
An average sized apple with skin can contain around 145 milligrams of
flavonoids, while one without the skin has only around 95 milligrams.
Quercetin, one of apples most important nutritional components
found only in the skin. This flavanoid is a natural anti-inflammatory
and like vitamin C fights the damage to cells that lead to cancer.
Today many people around the world get only 8 - 12 grams of the
recommended 40 grams of daily fiber. Apples have both soluble and
non-soluble fiber. The American Cancer Society recommends a diet high
to help prevent cancers of the colon and others. A study in
Europe found that pectin, ( a special kind of soluble fiber found in
apples), can remove toxic metals from the body such as lead, mercury
Insoluble fiber which is found in the skin will help alleviate
constipation and aid in weight control
. Soluble fiber found inside the apple forms into a gel
which collects bad cholesterol and other toxins from the body
it through the intestines for elimination.
Pectin which is special type
of soluble fiber not only moves cholesterol and other toxins from the
body, but also helps the liver to produce less cholesterol helping
reduce the chance of heart attack
. Pectin also slows down the digestion
which reduces blood sugar levels and surges in insulin which will help
reduce conditions of diabetes
- Calories 80
- Carbohydrates 21 grams
- Protein 0 grams
- Cholesterol 0 milligrams
- Fat 0 grams
- Sodium 0 milligrams
- Fiber 5 grams
Apples and Health. Here are some conditions which apples are used as
Constipation | Diabetes | Diarrhea | High Cholesterol | Weight Loss
With hundreds of varieties of apples there are bound to be some you
like. Start eating more apples and be sure to tell us if apples and
health truly go together.
Illness can be an imbalance in body, mind and spirit. To find balance,
we recommend eating more whole foods and fish. Meditate, do daily deep
breathing and actively practice a spiritual faith of your choosing.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Make the home
remedies on this site your first step to a healthier you.
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