Apple is a fruit that is easily accessible to everybody. It is one of the most cultivated tree in the world with

lots of antioxidants and anthocyanins required for good health and the origin of apple started from

Asia.There are varieties of apple around the world which include;Red Victoria, Spartan,

Greensleaves, Granny Smith, Gravenstein, Cameo, Crispin. One apple a day will save you from

spending your hard earned money in the hospital. Researchers are finding more ways in which

apples can keep us healthy.

Some of the benefits of apple are listed below;

     1.    Apples protect against colon Cancer. Apples fermented fiber in the colon, produces

            chemicals that fight the formation of cancer cells.

     2.    According to the university of California-Davis researchers found out that apples help

            protect the heart from plaque build up that leads to heart disease.

     3.    The high rate of potassium in apples helps control high blood pressure and reduce the risk

            of stroke.

     4.    Apple contains high pectin content which prevents cholesterol from building up in the lining

            of the blood vessel walls.

     5.    Researches found out that boron found in apples strengthens the bones.

     6.    Apples are considered high in vitamin C with over 8 milligrams which helps to boost the

            immune system.

     7.    Studies indicate that flavanoid called phloridzin that are found in apple protects post-

            menopausal women from osteoporosis.

     8.    According to the American study apple is said to reduce the risk of type 2


     9.    Apple helps protect the brain from neurodegenerative disorders.

The peels of apples are also meant to be eating because of their nutritional value.Apple should be

eating moderately and the seeds in apple should not be eating, as too much consumption could be



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