6 incredible health advantages of Apples you should know

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is an old proverb you've probably heard. Despite not being a miracle food, eating apples is beneficial for your health.”

An apple is a fruit with a bit of crisp and a vibrant shade. Depending on the kind you're eating, an apple might have a sweet or acidic taste. Apples are widely grown all over the world and were first introduced in Central Asia. 

They include high levels of vitamin C, fiber, minerals, and several types of antioxidants. Apples will never let you down, whether you consume them as a stand-alone snack in the middle of a hectic day or use them in salads, smoothies, pies, and desserts.

There are several types of apples in India, such as:

  • Ambri Apple
  • McIntosh Apple
  • Granny Smith
  • Honeycrisp
  • Chaubattia Anupam
  • Golden Delicious
  • Sunehari
  • Fuji Apple
  • Tydeman’s Early
  • Red Delicious

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, “A reduced risk of cardiovascular disease has been associated with apple consumption. The Women's Health study surveyed nearly 40,000 women with a 6.9-year follow-up and examined the association between flavonoids and cardiovascular disease. Women ingesting apples had a 13–22% decrease in cardiovascular disease risk."

Apple Advantages

The plant compounds known as flavonoids found in apples have several health benefits for you. They also contain pectin, a fiber that is digested in the intestines. You won't consume as much fiber or flavonoids if the apple's peel is removed before eating.

Other health benefits from apples:

  • Apples may reduce high blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Apples can help with digestion
  • Apples can help maintain a strong immune system
  • Diabetes-friendly fruit
  • Apples Could Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's
  • Apple intake can improve healthy weight loss

You may feel fuller after eating since the fiber might slow digestion. By doing this, you can avoid overeating. The fiber in apples can also help with diarrhea and constipation.

Nutrients in Apple

Apples are low in cholesterol, fat, and salt. Apples are a wonderful source of vitamin C and fiber, even though they don't contain any protein.

A medium apple contains approximately

  1. A hundred calories
  2. 25 gms of carbs
  3. 4 gms of fiber
  4. 19 gms of added sugar 
  5. Numerous potent antioxidants

Make sure the apples you purchase are thick and hard. To keep apples fresh for a longer period, put them in the refrigerator. However, they will grow considerably more quickly if kept at room temperature. Leave the apple's peel on while eating it, since it contains more than half of the fruit's fiber.

Apples are a very nutrient-dense fruit with a number of health advantages. Including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, eating them is linked to a reduced risk of many chronic illnesses. Although more investigation is still required to fully comprehend how apples impact human health, you can't go wrong with this delightful, flexible, and easily available fruit.

Tags : #Apple #Doctor #Fruit #MyHealth #HealthyDiet #Calories #Vitamins #Fiber #Carbs #HealthisWealth #Medicircle #SmitaKumar

About the Author


Neeraj Chouhan

A key goal of mine is to inform people about medicine and healthcare and guide them by using my writing abilities to make medical and health information understandable to a broad audience. Apart from writing I like playing football on beaches, making artworks and watch movie to study it's cinematography.

Related Stories

Loading Please wait...

-Advertisements-



Trending Now

Health-tech startup Healthkart raises Rs 536.52 Crore led by TemasekNovember 28, 2022
TummyFriendly Foods – Harmless Bio-available nutrition for little onesNovember 28, 2022
Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions to Lung Cancer November 28, 2022
5 reasons behind premature hair grayingNovember 26, 2022
Connect2MyDoctor’s cARe - Augmented Reality tool playing a crucial role in patient educationNovember 26, 2022
Bollywood Actor Kajal Aggarwal invests in D2c Startup TACNovember 26, 2022
Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Preventive Solutions for Ovarian Cancer November 26, 2022
Men’s health firm Bonatra raises Rs 5.5 Cr in the pre-seed funding roundNovember 25, 2022
Why is Samantha Ruth Prabhu hospitalized again in Hyderabad?November 25, 2022
RedBrick AI, a Healthtech startup, raises $4.6 million in funding from Sequoia India, Surge.November 25, 2022
Now schedule your health check-ups at a much-discounted price with MediWheelNovember 24, 2022
Kamal Haasan gets admitted to Chennai Hospital Today November 24, 2022
India's first Global Women's Health Innovation Conference to highlight the potential of Femtech & Digital InnovationsNovember 24, 2022
Pred Health - HealthTech Startup dedicated to provide Integrated care management for cancer patientsNovember 24, 2022
7 Protein Foods For Gym-Goers November 23, 2022
7 Protein Foods For Gym-Goers November 23, 2022
7 Things to know before you try Keto Diet November 23, 2022
Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis of Lung CancerNovember 23, 2022
MBDH Wellness focuses on improving people's lives by offering high quality careNovember 23, 2022
Ayurveda startup NirogStreet raises INR 100 CroresNovember 22, 2022