Since the time anyone first started learning about different fruits in junior school, the one thing one would definitely remember about apples are these immortal words- ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ and it must be said that those words are not unfounded as recent studies and research have shown. In recent years, apple has emerged as one of the most effective fruit to turn to as a preventive as well as a cure for many diseases and conditions that people suffer from. In this article the reader will be able to have a look at some of the little known health benefits of apple.
First of all an apple in the morning is way better than coffee as far as perking up someone is concerned and few people know this. It is of course better to have an apple than coffee, which contains caffeine-, a harmful agent in the long run. One thing that people might not be aware of is that apple has been found to be a great fighter against cancer and not just some particular types of cancer but all known types. The reason why apple can fight carcinogenic agents is because it is loaded with a substance known as flavenol, which substantially reduces the chances of getting.
In fact, many physicians often recommend apples as a breakfast fruit for those who might be in danger of getting diabetes or cholesterol. It has been found in researches and statistical analysis that people who consume apples are in a 27% less danger of developing the conditions of either diabetes or cholesterol. The reader would certainly agree that those two are absolute menaces in the current day and age and if they can be kept at arm’s length with such a simple preventive measure then nothing could be better.
However, last but not the least by any stretch of imagination is the fact that the consumption of apple helps substantially in taking care of one of the most far reaching and destructive health conditions- heart ailments. That is a direct consequence of the fact that the apple fibers heck the growth of cholesterol in the blood which in turn might clog the arteries. It might also be interesting to know that apple also helps in avoiding the early morning problems associated with constipation by facilitating the peristaltic movement of the oesophagus with the aid of its fibers.