HEALTH BENEFITS OF APPLE:
- Delicious and crunchy apple fruit is notable for it impressive list of phytonutrients, and antioxidants. Studies suggest that its components are essential for normal growth, development and overall well-being.
- Apples are low in calories; 100g of fresh fruit slices provide only 50 calories. They however, contains no saturated fats and cholesterol. Nonetheless, the fruit is rich in dietary fibre, which helps prevent absorption of dietary-LDL or bad cholesterol in the gut. The fibre also saves the colon mucous membrane from exposure to toxic substances by binding to cancer-causing chemicals inside the colon.
- Apple fruit contains good quantities of vitamin-C and beta-carotene. Vitamin-C is a powerful natural antioxidants. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin-C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the body.