The other health benefits from apples
– Support for “solving” the problem of respiratory
According to the BBC, eat at least five apples per week helps lungs work better thanks to antioxidants found in apple peel Quercetin (similar to the substance found in onions and potatoes). Benefits of apple for the respiratory system even more amazing: In a 2007 study, it was found that women who eat more fruits, especially apples helps prevent asthma in the fetus.
– Strengthen the immune system
Like oranges, apples are good sources of vitamin C great, works to strengthen the immune system. Each apple contains about 8 mg of this vitamin, so we will provide about 14% of vitamin C daily needs of the body.
– Prevent Cancer
Information from WebMD said, in 2004, French scientists have found a chemical in apples can prevent colon cancer. And in 2007, a study by Cornell University found more compounds called Triterpenoids likely against liver cancer, colon and breast cancer.
– Reduce the risk of diabetes
A 2012 study published in the journal Nutrition USA (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition) concluded, just as Vietnam pear and cranberry fruit, apples have been linked with reducing the risk of diabetes type-2 thanks to antioxidants called Anthocyanins. That was the substance found in vegetables and fruits in red, purple and blue.
– Good for the Brain
Apples stimulate increased production Acetylcholine – connected nature of nerve cells. So, Apple is a good choice to help improve memory and reduce the incidence of Alzheimer’s – memory loss as they age.