As the saying goes “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, and it certainly holds true even for green apples! Apples are one of the most exotic and amazing fruits that Mother Nature has blessed us with. They contain a lot of essential nutrients and vitamins which should form a part of each and every person’s daily diet.
When it comes to apples, there are various kinds of apples. The red ones which are very common and the green ones which are sour and sweet to taste.
Green Apple: Health Benefits
1. High Fibre Content:
It contains a lot of fibre, which helps clean the system and increases metabolism. This therefore helps in free bowel movement. It is always advisable to eat an apple with its skin on. The cleaner your intestine and systems are , the happier and healthier you will be.
2. Mineral Content:
It contains, a number of minerals – iron, zinc, copper, manganese, potassium, etc. which are trace minerals and are a must for human health and well being. The iron in apples is a trace element and it helps in raising the levels of blood oxygen and helps in increased metabolic rate.
3. Low in Fat Content:
This is a great food when it comes to weight watchers. People on diet and/or are regular gym goers should and must include one apple in their every day diet. It also collects the fats in the blood vessels and helps in maintaining proper blood flow to the heart preventing the chances of strokes.
4. Prevents Skin Cancer:
It contains Vitamin C which helps in preventing damage against skin cells by free radicals and thus reduces the chances of skin cancer.
5. Rich in Anti-Oxidants:
It contains anti-oxidants which help in cell re-building and cell rejuvenation. This also helps you in maintaining healthy and glowing skin. The antioxidants also protect your liver and ensure its proper functioning.
6. Healthy Strong Bones:
It prevents rheumatism by helping in proper functioning of the thyroid gland.
7. Prevents Alzheimer’s:
Having an apple every day prevents chances of old-age neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s.
8. Prevents Asthma:
Taking apple juice regularly can prevent chances of asthma which is a hypersensitive allergic disorder.
9. Prevents Diabetes:
Apples prevent diabetes. It is a must have for diabetics.
10. Rich in Vitamin A,B and C:
Green apples are rich in Vitamins A, B and C, so apart from protecting the skin from harmful effects of free radicals. It also helps one in maintaining glowing skin from inside.
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