Benefits of apples


Consumption of 5 apples per week reduces the occurrence of respiratory diseases such as asthma.

Due to the potassium content, one apple a day prevents strokes and makes for a healthy heart.

Apples have soluble fibers with a high potential to reduce problems like constipation and hemorrhoids.

The fructose in apples slowly releases sugar into the bloodstream. This helps in controlling insulin levels, ideal for people with diabetes.

The pectin in apples reduces cholesterol levels.

Apples help eliminate heavy metals like lead and mercury, and detoxify the body.

Apple vinegar can prevent the formation of kidney stones.

Green apples are recommended for the relief of cramps and muscle pain.

Apples have properties that can kill up to 80% of the germs that cause dental caries.

Eating apples daily can reduce skin diseases.

They are rich in vitamin C (average of 8 milligrams per fruit) and, therefore, prevent and fight colds.

Being rich in vitamin C and folic acid, apples help to avoid diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

The flavonoids in apples possess anti-inflammatory, hormonal, anti- hemorrhagic and anti-allergic qualities.

They only have 50 to 80 calories and contain no sodium or fat.

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