Eat Apples… For your Health

Apples help boost Brain Power!

It’s no secret that people who are the healthiest among us enjoy a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Health experts everywhere agree that we should be eating more for our better health. Over the years research has shown us that some foods can help prevent heart disease, cancers, high blood pressure, and a wide variety of other more minor ailments. Now, health experts are finding that some of these “Superfoods” can even increase brainpower. There is a whole category of “Brain Food”. Pretty cool right!

Apples are one of the foods that health experts say will help you think clearly, boost your memory and of course contribute to overall good health. There is of course the old adage, “you are what you eat” and “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” which certainly still holds true today. Berries, cherries, oysters even curry are ranking high among the foods that help boost your brainpower.

But what makes the apple top this list?

Well, apples contain a certain group of nutrients and compounds that could help protect the brain from the type of damage that triggers neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Flavanoids called quercetin have been show to protect the brain from oxidative injury.

In addition to boosting brain power apples also help build strong teeth, promote heart health and give you energy! What an amazing fruit! You can explore more on the apple section of our site and find your favorite variety. If you need help finding an apple you like, have questions or just want to say hi, let us know in the comments below.

 

Apples helps develop STRONG TEETH!

Yes there are even more reasons to eat apples! For one they help develop STRONG TEETH!

In addition to brushing the flossing regularly, your diet can have an effect on your pearly whites. A healthful diet provides the minerals, vitamins and other nutrients that are essential in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Did you know that apples are referred to as nature’s toothbrush!

Eating apples can help develop strong teeth because they stimulate the gums and increase saliva flow. Saliva decreases mouth decay and washes away food particles which helps reduce the amount of cavity causing bacteria. Apples also contain vitamins A and C that helps promote gum health.

Other healthy ways to promote healthy teeth include leafy green vegetables and crunchy raw vegetables like celery, carrots, broccoli and cauliflower.

Hope you enjoyed the tip! Keep eating your apples!

 

Apples helps have a HEALTHY HEART

Did you know? Apples are good for your heart!

According to a recent study, eating an apple or two a day may reduce heart disease risk factors. The study showed a 40% reduction in blood oxidation of low-density lipoprotein LDL otherwise known as “bad cholesterol” and a reduction in the amount of plaque and inflammation in artery walls. Other health benefits of apples include aiding in the reduction of blood sugars, appetite control, protection against cancers and safeguarding of the lungs.

Apples truly live up to their famous adage about keeping the doctor away!

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