Apples which is also scientifically known as Malus Domestica is said to be rich in vitamins and packed with numerous nutritious benefits, hence the famous phrase “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Here are 7 interesting nutritious benefits of eating Apples.
- PREVENTS BAD BREATH
Apples contain properties which acts as cleaning agents against bad breath as it increases saliva production when chewing.
2. PREVENTS ASTHMA
An apple skin contains flavonoid quercetin which aids in curbing inflammation and antioxidant compounds which help THE LUNGS against OXIDATIVE damage. both properties help decreases the risk of asthma
3. WEIGHT CONTROL
Helps with diet control – soluble fiber and water which creates a feeling of fullness can be found in apples. An apple before meal makes you eat less.
4. REDUCES RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES
Apples contains properties that assists in the slow absorption of sugar, thereby reducing sugar levels and lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes.
5. GOOD GUT BACTERIA
Apples contains pectin a certain kind of fiber which feeds good gut bacteria by acting as a prebiotic.
6. IT PROTECTS THE BRAIN
Apples protects the brain as it helps a neurotransmitter known as acetylcholine which may decrease as you get older.
7. IT ALSO REDUCES LINES AND WRINKLES ON THE SKIN
Apples are also beneficial for the skin as it hydrates and moisturizes the skin due to its high water content.
Still wondering WHY, you should eat apples? Read this again.
And even if you do not really like apples, remember the phrases:
AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY.
EAT AN APPLE BEFORE GOING TO BED AND YOU WILL KEEP THE DOCTOR FROM EARNING HIS BREAD.