The Benefits of Eating Apples


Apple is one of the most favorite fruits in the world and it is also considered iconic in the history having been rumored that it is the fruit that was eaten by Eve in the beginning of the human history written in the Bible. It is also an icon being used by a widely popular name also called Apple. 

Apple is not only beneficial because of its its exposure in the world's history and in the modern computing world, apple as fruit has many health benefits. Regular consumptions gives a lot and means a lot to people and their health.

1. Strengthens Immune System

Quercetin, an antioxidant contained in red apples, can help strengthen and fortify your immune system. Eating red apples when stressed out because of heavy work will help you gain strength and fight off possibilities of getting sick.

2. Weight Control, Prevent Gallstone and Improve Heart Condition

Eating apples is recommended by health experts for people who have excessive weight. As we all know, being overweight will cause heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and other related diseases. Apple is recommended because it is high in fiber that can manage your weight and improve your overall condition. 

Apples can also prevent gallstone which is being formed when there's too much cholesterol in your bile. Gallstone is widespread in the obese. Apple can lower your cholesterol level which forms gallstone when it become solid.

When you have lowered your cholesterol level and reduce your weight, you tend to have healthier heart condition. Apple skin contains phenolic compound known to prevent cholesterol level which eventually increase the flow of blood to and from your hearts thus preventing heart disease such as coronary artery disease.

3. Fight off Constipation and Diarrhea

Fibers found in apples can help pull water out of your colon which keep things moving along when you feel irritated. Apples neutralize bowel system too when you are having diarrhea.

4. Decrease Risk of Diabetes

Apples are full of soluble fiber which is the key on debilitating blood sugar swings. It is said that women who consume apples once a day have 25 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

5. Protect against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease

Drinking apple juice can avoid aging of the brain and the effects of it such as having Alzheimer's disease. Eating apples can enhance our neurotransmitter acetylcholine and can also improve our brain.

High amount of fiber consumption can also prevent people from acquiring Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is characterized as having breakdown of the brain's dopamine-producing nerve cells.

6. Prevent Cancer

Apple which is rich in apple can help reduce the chance of having cancer. Flavanol is a naturally occurring antioxidant thus helping the body to deal with the presence of free radicals. With this Flavanol in apples, it can help reduce the chance of developing pancreatic cancer.

Apple also contains Triterpenoids which can be found in its peel. Triterpenoids have potent anti growth activities which fight over cancer cells in the breast, liver and colon.

7. Whiter Teeth

Apples can also help clean your teeth because it can stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth thus reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria. Apples may help clean your teeth, however, overconsumption may erode your teeth. Brushing your teeth will always be the best way, apples will only help.

8. Cleanse Your Liver

We eat everyday and therefore we take in toxins to our body every day. We drink and we eat and whatever comes in our liver acts as janitor inside our body, responsible for cleaning and clearing our body. If we over consume toxins, our liver will be burdened and will be at risk. Eating apple may help your liver in detoxifying toxins and shares the burden clearing the wastes we consumed.


In recent studies, there are more discoveries that apple can really be of big help to our body. With these eight reasons only, it goes to show that apple could improve your health conditions. Search for more benefits through reading and you find more reasons to eat apple because of its benefits to our health.
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