An Apple a day keeps the doctor away!

Apples not only a fantsastic snack and delicious to eat, there are numerous health benefits in Apples, here are just a few

The peel is packed with Fibre-
Don’t peel the apple as that’s where a lot of the fibre is, even when cooking try to keep the peel on. Fibre is great for gut health.

Memory Apples have a lot of the plant-derived chemical called a flavonoid which can protect cells throughout your body, including the ones in your brain. These fruits are also high in antioxidants that may help offset the memory loss caused by various types of damage to your cells.
Chewing on an apple stimulates saliva which reduces the ability of bacteria to form. Chewing also gives the teeth and gums a good rub. N as good and brushing, but pretty good.
Type 2 Diabetes
Your pancreas process’ sugar in your bloodstream. The flavonoids in apples may help keep the cells in your pancreas healthy and able to perform this important job.

Apples are know to be packed with antioxident’s, many of these antioxidents attack free radical that are aligned with skin ageing. Apples not only fight these radicals they help repair damaged skin cells.

Weight Control
Apples make you feel fuller longer, this is due to a low glycemic load, which means they won’t spike your blood sugar too high and trick you into thinking you’re still hungry.
Gut Health
Apples are a natural source of pectin. Gut bacteria feed on pectin helping to grow new good gut bacteria.

Asthma and Lung Function
Apples, like other fruits and vegetables, have natural anti-inflammatory and antihistamine properties, which means they may help take a bite out of asthma and other breathing problems.
Apples have 10% of the vitamin C you need every day. That plus the soluble fiber you get from pectin makes this fruit a delicious defense against any germ that attacks your immune system. And if you do get sick, apples may even help you bounce back quicker.

Apple care Tips
If you are buying from a supermarket give the apples a wash just before use, not as soon as you get home, just before you eat or cook them.
If slicing apples to prepare them for a dish put them in a bowl of water with a drop of lemon juice to keep them from browning too quickly. If you think lemon juice will taint the taste just go for the water.
Keep bruised apples away from fresh apples, apparently a bruise can cause some chemical reaction with other apples the bruise touches.
If refridgerated Apples can stay fresh for weeks.
As a published when mentioning health information we must mention that the health information in this article is sourced from various Apple sources and published content and should not be deemed as medical advise.

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