Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Why to Eat an Apple a Day?

“Eating an apple a day, will keep the doctor away” is one of the pieces of advice we get from childhood. It’s not said by chance as the consumption of apple ensures you a better nourished skin, helps to intake important nutrients like fiber and mineral potassium.

Apple has a number of health benefits due to its essential vitamins. The huge percentage of C vitamin in apples helps to make collagen, which is abundant in your skin. The deficiency of this collagen, a protein, will result in dismissal of your skin waterproof process, which will be followed by the opening of the old skin wounds and in a tearing skin.

Another important benefit from the apple consumption is that it’s a good source of copper. Copper is one of the essential minerals to ensure you a healthy skin. Melanin is produced in the body with the help of copper. Melanin is the brown or the black pigment giving the color of the skin. The production of melanin in the body protects the skin from the damage of the sun rays, the essential and natural sun protection before you apply any other sun-protection cream.

Vitamin A in apples is crucial for developing the immature skin into a mature one, as well as the vitamin A has an important role in turning the functional skin into a tissue.  According to research this vitamin can also reduce the risk of skin cancer. However, the study of this subject has still to improve apple’s importance to decrease the risk of skin cancer.

A huge number of health problems are caused by overweight; these are heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and many more. The diet rich in apples will help you to regulate your weight and ensure you a weightloss rich in fiber. The rich amount of fiber in the food will help you to lose weight without consuming too many calories.
Apples are a good source of antioxidants.  As a recent study suggests, minimizes the possibility for people, maintaining rich apple diet, to develop cataracts (from ten to fifteen percent).

To fight stresses it’s important for you to include fruits in your daily menu, and especially apples. As a source of quercetin, an antioxidant, apples are good for ensuring a strong immune system.

Chewing an apple will reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth. Surely, apples can hardly replace your toothbrush, but they will still stimulate the production of saliva in your in your mouth, by ensuring your oral health.         

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