Tuesday, January 24, 2012

APPLES - FRUIT - Health Information

Apples by Don Bobbitt

The Apple is a Fruit that has been cultivated and consumed by man throughout history.

There are numerous varieties of Apples that have flavors from extremely sweet to extremely Tart. There are varieties that grow well in Cold as well as Hot climates.

Besides their Nutritional value,they have been used around the world for certain health issues.
Here are a few:

Bowel Movement- Eating Apples help ease and regulate Bowel Movements

Cancer- Apples have been shown to help in the prevention of Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Lung Cancer.

Cholesterol- Apples and their Fiber help reduce Cholesterol levels due to their ability to prevent reabsorption, in some people.

Heart Disease- Apples also help reduce the chance of developing Heart disease if consumed regularly.

Weight Loss- Apples with their fiber and relative bulk for their size are a good food for making you feel full and thus help with weight loss.

Antioxidant- Apples contain compounds that exhibit antioxidant type activity when eaten.

This is a link to a good article by fellow Hub writer, lobobrandon, on the Health Benefits of GREEN APPLES, check it out:

Green apple benefits - the various health benefits of green apples

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