And that’s a good thing. Did you know that apples are not only rich in fiber, vitamin C and next to a cholesterol-lowering effect also contribute to reducing lung cancer? Not only lung but also the risk of heart disease and stroke would by eating apples can be considerably reduced.
Who are 54 to 71 g ate apple a day, a 40% less likely to have a heart attack than subjects who ate less or no apples.
Anti-oxidants: Apples protect you from aging.
A subsequent study of five thousand people aged 30 to 69 years showed that apple consumption reduces the risk of heart disease. The subjects were followed for fourteen years repeatedly interviewed about their diet. During that period, there was an inverse relationship between intake of flavonoids and a fatal heart attack to exist. In women, the probability 46% smaller and 22% in men. Interestingly, the overall mortality among women 31% and 24% lower in men. “Apples turn out to protect against the three major killer diseases, namely heart disease, stroke and lung cancer.
Apples store or handle?
For storage of apples under different conditions, the antioxidant activity of all kinds little. Industrial processing of apples, especially the current method of juice production will be a sharp decrease in the ant-oxidant activity (90%!). The antioxidants will be found in the pulp but were no longer in the juice.
Natural, eat it unpeeled. An apple washing makes no sense because the skin of an apple is water repellent and any residues of sprays thus not be removed. Best is an apple on rubbing with a cloth or paper towel. To rub the surface layer of the apple off and remove all dirt.
Apples rejuvenate the brains. A lifestyle with many anti-oxidants from fruit and vegetables not only slows the deterioration of the brains from aging. Two U.S. research teams found that the aged brain metabolites even recover. Their study appeared in the Journal of Neuroscience