- A medium sized apple will give you approximately 90 calories, and 4 grams of fiber. The fiber will keep you full longer than most snacks.
- Just one apple a day may reduce the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to researchers from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
- Studies from the University of Notthingham state that you’ll have a lower risk of asthma, and better lung function, if you include apples regularly in your diet.
- Apples and apple juice can increase the production of acetylcholine, an essential brain neurotransmitter, which enhances cognitive function and improves memory.
- In separate research studies, University of Hawaii and Finland’s National Public Health Institute both found apple consumption reduced the risk of lung cancer.
- The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a 2012 study that found consuming apples, blueberries and pears will lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.
- Always eat the peel but make sure it’s organic. The apple peel contains ursolic acid, which is associated with a lower risk of obesity in mice. Ursolic acid boosts the amount of calories burned and increases skeletal muscle.
- Cornell researchers found that the apple peel contains around a dozen compounds that inhibit or kill cancer cells.
Have an apple or two a day and stay healthy!
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