Apple Health Benefits

What Is Apple?

Apple is Supremely tasteful, delicious and crispy, and is one of the most famous and preferred fruits among the health preferring and fitness prioritized individuals. Apple fruit is completely and fully loaded with significant and rich Phytonutrient attributes and is known to be the best promoter of optimal health conditions among the humans.

Almost all the nutrient attributes present in this famous fruit are widely known to possess health promoting and disease ailments prevention features. Further, this fruit on account of its numerous and several health benefiting factors truly justifies the saying ‘An apple every day keeps the doc away’.

The Scientific name of apple is  Malus domestica. (*1, 5 & 7*)

apple health benefits

Let us now quickly get a glimpse of a brief about the unique health advantages of Apples

Health Benefits of Apple

The following are a few of the health benefits of Apple but not limited to,

Wholesome Wellness

Apples are a super source of power and have many health promoting nutrient attributes, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are required for wholesome wellness and overall growth and development of the human body. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Cholesterol Management

Optimum consumption of Apples as part of our diet does result in reducing cholesterol level which is bad in nature and increasing cholesterol levels which is good in nature inside the blood. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Ideal Calorie Provider

Apple releases the lowest calorie count. Every 100 gms of fresh and farm apple releases about 55 calories. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Rich Fiber Content

Apples does not contain any saturated fat content or cholesterol content. However, apples are a rich source of fiber levels which saves the colon mucous membrane part from being exposed to toxic parts by tying up to cancer-causing parts and features present inside the colon part. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Protection from Dangerous Radicles

Apples are significant source of rich antioxidant nutrients, Phytonutrient elements such as flavonoids agents and polyphenolics agents. A few of the important flavonoids nutrients present inside apple fruit are quercetin nutrient, epicatechin nutrient, and procyanidin nutrient.

Further, they are also a good source of tartaric acid nutrient . In partnership together, these elements assist the human body to be safe-guarded from ill effects of radicals. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Orac

The cumulative orac value of 100 gms apple is 5910 TE. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Resistance Builder

Apple consists of consistent quantities of C vitamin and betacarotene nutrient. C Vitamin is a very strong antioxidant nutrient. Hence, consumption of apples assists the body derive resistance power from falling prey to infectious agents and broom away dangerous radicals from inside the body. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Metabolism process

In addition to the above listed health advantages of apple, it is also a perfect source of B complex vitamins like B3, B5, B6 & B9 nutrient attributes . Working in partnership together, these vitamins work and function as co-features for enzyme agents during metabolism process as well as in different synthetic activity functions happening inside the human body. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Counter the ill-effects of Sodium content

Apple also carry limited sources of minerals such as potassium mineral, phosphorus mineral, and calcium mineral. Potassium mineral is an extremely significant element of cell parts and body fluid parts that assists in effectively managing the heart rate level and blood pressure level; negating the ill-effects of sodium content and its effect.

Pesticides

Unlike other fruits like Mango, Pomegranate, Watermelon and others, high scrutiny is required before eating. This is because apples are widely known to have a lot of pesticides.

Some of such pesticides in apples are Permethrin pesticide, DDT pesticide, Organo-phosphorous pesticide and organochloride pesticide. Hence, it is recommended to clean the apple perfectly before eating. The disclaimer regarding the consumption of apples is – Stick To Apple Which Are Organic In Nature. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*)

Other Benefits

To sum up, the above are some of the many advantages of consuming Apples. The most unique feature of this fruit is that not only does it serve as a healthy fruit but also will suffice as a rich source which will bring one’s hunger down.

The fact that Apples could be consumed by us without having to be specifically supervised by a medical or nutrition or diet expert make them even more valuable and beneficial.

These days, Apples are also being used in manufacturing various cookies, fruits, chocolate bars and other medicinal foods and fluids that are widely used across the globe to ensure effective body-care & health-care. As discussed, Apples are a rich source of energy, protein & fiber and add more value to the health than most of the other fruits. Apple, as they say, PREVENTS more than CURING, which is again unique amongst all the fruits. (*5*)

Ideal Potassium Content

Fresh & organic apples has very rich potassium content. To quote in numbers, a fresh farm organic apples weighing about 100 gms contains 240 mg potassium and a mere 5 milligrams of sodium content. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*).

B complex Vitamin Center

In addition to the above, apples consist of optimum levels of important and significant B-complex vitamins like B3, B6, B9 and important minerals like manganese mineral, calcium mineral, iron mineral and others to name a few. (*4, 6, 8 & 9*).

Blood Pressure Effective Manager

Apple is a rich fiber fruit. And we all are aware that Rich Fiber Content as we all know is a very important feature of body and cell fluids that assists in managing a healthy heart rate level and blood pressure level.

Table 1 : NUTRITIONAL CONTENT OF APPLE AT A GLANCE : (*2*)

NUTRITIONAL

ATTRIBUTE

SUB NUTRIENTS
ENERGY
VITAMINS C Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin A Vitamin Riboflavin (B2)

Folates (B3)

Pyridoxine,

Niacin & Pantothenic Acid

CARBOHYDRATES Sugar Fiber
FAT Cholesterol
PROTEIN
MINERALS Calcium Copper Iron Magnesium Zinc &

Manganese

ELECTROLYTES Sodium Potassium
PHYTO-NUTRIENTS Carotene-ß Lutene – Zeaxanthin Crypto-xanthin-ß

 

Table 1 : NUTRITIONAL CONTENT OF APPLE IN DETAIL – A Bird’s Eye View : (*3*)

NUTRIENT NUTRIENT VALUE (Per 100 gms)
Energy 52000 Calories
Carbs 13.81 grams
Proteins 0.26 grams
Fats 0.17 grams
Cholesterol NIL
Fiber 2.40 grams
Folates 3 µg
Niacin 0.091 mg
Pyridoxine 0.041 mg
Riboflavin 0.026 mg
A Vitamin 54 IU
C Vitamin 4.6 mg
K Vitamin 2.2 µg
Sodium Level 01 mg
Potassium Mineral 107 mg
Calcium Mineral 06 mg
Phosphorous Mineral 11 mg
Iron Mineral 0.12 mg
Manganese Mineral 0 mg
Magnesium Mineral 5 mg
Zinc Mineral 0.04 mg
Caroteneß 27 µg
Crypto-xanthinß 11 µg

So, what’s the delay???? Let’s get to the nearest vegetable store and get some Apples to reap optimum value of Apple.

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