The Nutritional Value Of Apples

Posted on Dec 4 2012 - 4:48am by Wild Xtyle

If we talk about healthy food, so first question which come in our mind is which food is good for health so following researches may help us to get our answer. Research show that fruit and vegetables are the best sources to keep the person healthy, especially fruits which provide vitamin ,calcium ,potassium, phosphorous ,zinc, cooper ,iron ,selenium, manganese etc. Which is absolutely excellent for health, one of the most important fruit which contain lot of nutrient is apple.

Nutritional Value of Apples

Apple is full of a fibre called pectin. A medium-sized apple contains about 4 grams of fibre  Pectin is classed as a soluble, ferment-able and viscous fibre  a combination that gives it a huge list of health benefits.

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Apples Help in getting healthier heart
An extensive body of research has linked high soluble fibre intake with a slower build-up of cholesterol-rich plaque in your arteries. The phenolic compound found in apple skins also prevents the cholesterol that gets into your system from solidifying on your artery walls. When plaque builds inside your arteries, it reduces blood flow to your heart, leading to coronary artery disease.

Apple helps in reducing weight

A study found that women who ate three apples per day lost more weight while dieting than women who didn’t eat fruit while dieting. Many health problems are associated with being overweight, among them heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea. To manage your weight and improve your overall health, doctors recommend a diet rich in fibre  Foods high in fibre will fill you up without costing you too many calories.

Apples Prevent from lever cancer
Research found that apple help to having lower risk of liver cancer.

Fresh Apples Control diabetes

APPLE is truly a blessing of ALLAH, like controlling other diseases it also helps to control diabetes. The pectin in apples supplies galacturonic acid to the body which lowers the body’s need for insulin and help in the management of diabetes.

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The Nutritional Value Of Apples was last modified: December 4th, 2012 by Wild Xtyle

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