Apple is Amrit

We have always heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but let us dig out actual health benefits of apples. Here are ten reasons to believe above words. Bone Protection French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin is found only in apples which protects post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Another ingredient in apples is boron, which strengthens our bones.Apple juice is good for children who are suffering from Asthma. And the children of mothers who eat apples has less danger of suffering from Asthma. Lower Cholesterol The pectin in apples lowers LDL cholesterol. If you really want to control cholesterol level, then have two apples daily . Lung Cancer Prevention According to a study of 10,000 people, those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers believe this is due to the high levels of the flavonoids quercetin and naringin in apples. Breast Cancer Prevention A Cornell University study found that rats who ate one apple per day reduced their risk of breast cancer by 17 percent. Rats fed three apples per day reduced their risk by 39 percent and those fed six apples per day reduced their risk by 44 percent. Colon Cancer Prevention One study found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 43 percent lower risk of colon cancer. Other research shows that the pectin in apples reduces the risk of colon cancer and helps maintain a healthy digestive tract. Liver Cancer Prevention Research found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 57 percent lower risk of liver cancer. Diabetes Management The pectin in apples supplies galacturonic acid to the body which lowers the body’s need for insulin and may help in the management of diabetes. Weight Loss A Brazilian study found that women who ate three apples or pears per day lost more weight while dieting than women who did not eat fruit while dieting.

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Puneet Verma
Puneet Verma, is founder, promoter & author of Mission Green Delhi blog & platform. He is Acumen & Ideo.org certified Human-Centered Design professional as well. You can find more than 600 articles, stories and poems written by him on this online publication.

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