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An apple a day can keep your doctor away!

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If you are looking for a fruit that can keep you healthy and fit, look no further. Apples are one of the healthiest fruit and the most popular across the world. The grainy and crisp texture of the apples makes them a preferred raw fruit as well as a perfect accompaniment to vegetarian and non – vegetarian cuisines.

What makes apples a super food?

Apples are a power pack of antioxidants and ailment fighting vitamins & minerals. The health benefits associated with apples are manifold and it’s one of the main reasons that make apples a super food.

Prevents cancer – Apples are rich in flavonol and help prevent cancer. According to a study conducted by the American Association for Cancer Research, apples can help reduce the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by 23%. They also recommend that apples should be consumed with the peel and they peel of an apple contains anti – growth nutrients to defend against cancer.

Protects against the risk of diabetes – It is estimated that an apple a day can reduce the onset of Type 2 Diabetes by almost 28%. The low glycaemic levels of apples along with the fibre rich composition helps balance the blood glucose levels.

Heart healthy – Apples are a heart healthy fruit. Rich in fibre and phenolic compounds, apples help reduce the cholesterol levels and also help in keeping the arteries plaque free.

Perfect dental care fruit – Apples are a super food to maintain a healthy dental health. The crisp texture encourages chewing which reduces the build – up of plaque on the teeth and helps keep periodontal problems at bay.

Protects against Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s – Apples are known to slow down the effect of aging on the brain away and protect you from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Protects the gastrointestinal system – The high fibre content in apples helps maintain a healthy gastrointestinal function and prevents the onset of gallstones and kidney stones. They also help ease the side effects of diarrhoea and even constipation. If you suffer from bloat and water retention post meals, try half an apple for relief.

Alleviates haemorrhoids – If you or your loved one is prone to painful haemorrhoids, add apples to their daily diet. The vitamin A and fibre content of the apples reduces the onset of haemorrhoids and encourages a healthy bowel movement.

Healthy eyes – Apples are a rich source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C which helps in keeping the build-up of cataracts away and reduce the onset of other eye problems.

Weight loss miracle – If you are looking to lose weight and maintain a slim waist line, you should include at least 1 apple a day in your diet. Apples are rich in fibre so they fill you up and keep mid meal hunger pangs away.

Liver detoxifier – Often during weekends we end up binging on junk food and even alcohol, all of which may harm our liver. One of the best ways to detoxify the bowel system and the liver is to consume apples – either raw or in the form of a juice.

Immune power – If you or your loved ones fall ill often, try including apples in your diet. Apples are a powerhouse of antioxidants and help boost immunity and protect you from ailments.

Well, there you are! All the reason why you should include Dr. Apples in your diet!!

Raja Muzafar Ali

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