Benefits of Apples


"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some unique way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."  

Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.

Welcome to our website page dedicated to the amazing Benefits of an Apple, and not to be confused here with an iPhone or Ipad, but with this delicious God given fruit dating back to Adam and Eve.

Apples with their crisp texture and delightful sweetness, have long been hailed as a symbol of good health.  Beyond their delicious taste, apples are packed with essential nutrients and powerful antioxidants that can contribute to our overall well-being.

In this article, we will delve into the extraordinary potential of apples in alleviating reflux, reducing the risk of cancer, promoting heathy digestion, to combat constipation, and evening aiding in a restful night's sleep.

Join us as we uncover the remarkable benefits of this humble fruit and discover how incorporating apples into our daily lives can have a positive impact on our health and vitality.

So let's take a bite into the world of apples and unlock the secrets to their incredible benefits, and see if there is any truth in the saying "an apple a day will keep the doctor away".

Apples and Vitamins.

  • Let's begin by listing exactly what vitamins Apples are rich in: 
  • A, B, C and K, as well as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, precious pectin and dietary fiber, what a powerhouse of vitamins in a simple apple.
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Benefits of Apples for Acid Reflux.

  • Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid rises up into the esophagus and because of the alkalizing minerals calcium, magnesium and potassium contained in apples it is believed that these minerals neutralize this acid by creating an alkaline environment in the stomach and thereby relieving the symptoms of acid reflux.

Benefits of Apples for Reducing the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.

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  • Pectin is a soluble dietary fiber found in apples and helps to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease. 
  • The pectin binds to cholesterol in the gastrointestinal tract and slows glucose absorption by trapping carbohydrates which also helps in people with diabetes.
  • Pectin also helps move harmful toxins from the body and is believed to shrink or prevent gallstones.

Apples can help Reduce the risk of Cancer.

  • Antioxidant flavonoids found in apples can limit or prevent oxidation caused by free radicals and help protect the body's tissues against oxidative stress and associated pathologies such as cancers.
  • So far it appears that "an apple a day can definitely keep the Doctor away."
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Benefits of Apples for Constipation.

  • Apples, including the skin, are rich in fiber, and are an easy and tasty way to boost the fiber content of your diet and alleviate constipation.

Benefits of Apples for Sleeping.

  • Vitamin C helps you to sleep better because it helps manage your blood sugar, and apples are a great source of Vitamin C.
  • This fruit is also a good source of potassium and vitamin B6 which are both an aid for a good night's sleep.

Apples for Stomach Ailments.

  • Apples are a natural detoxifier and will modify the whole intestine by recharging and reactivating the good bacteria within it.
  • So …. a peeled, finely grated raw apple that has stood for 5 minutes in order to oxidize - that is by turning a brownish color, is the best thing one could take for a stomach ailment.

Benefits of Apples for your Teeth.

  • Apples contain malic and tartaric acid, and eating an apple will strengthen the gum tissue, polish the teeth and revive digestion.
  • Make sure you are eating organic apples and if you are not sure, wash it carefully in a biodegradable chemical-free produce wash.
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