15 reasons to eat an Apple a day

Top 15 reasons why eating 1 apple a day helps you live longer

15.  Healthier teeth

biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth and reduce plaque build up

14. Reduces brain aging

Fresh apple juice could keep Alzheimer’s away and fight the effects of aging on the brain.

13.. Protect against Parkinson’s

Research has shown that people who eat fruits and other high-fibre foods gain a certain amount of protection against Parkinson’s disease

12. Reduces incidence of cancers

consumption of flavonol-rich apples could help reduce your risk of developing pancreatic cancer,  colorectal cancer and mammary tumors.

11  Decrease your risk of diabetes

Thanks to Fibre and low GI attributes

10. Reduces cholesterol

The soluble fibre found in apples translates into lower cholesterol levels and a healthier you.

9.  Promotes a healthier heart

High soluble fibre intake with a slower buildup of cholesterol-rich plaque in your arteries. The phenolic compound found in apple skins also prevents the cholesterol that gets into your system from solidifying on your artery walls.

8. Prevent gallstones

High fibre in your diet helps reduce the incidence of gallstones.

9. Reduce diarrhoea and constipation

Fibre in apples can either pull water out of your colon to keep things moving along when you’re backed up, or absorb excess water from your stool to slow your bowels down.

8. Neutralize irritable bowel syndrome

Apples help you avoid Irritable bowel syndrome is characterized by constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal pain and bloating.

7. Reduce hemorrhoids

fibre can prevent you from straining too much when going to the bathroom and thereby help reduce haemorrhoids.

6. Control your weight

Apples being high in fibre will fill you up without costing you too many calories.

5. Detoxify your liver

The best way  to detoxify your body is with fruit and fibre  such as in apples.

4. Boost your immune system

Red apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin.  Quercetin can help boost and fortify your immune system, especially when you’re stressed out.

3. Prevent cataracts

Long-term studies suggest that people who have a diet rich in fruits that contain antioxidants ,like apples, are less likely to develop cataracts.

2. Fantastic mircro nutrition

We rarely consider the natural flora in our stomachs which helps controls disease and digestions. Apples helps promote positive lower intestinal flora and keeps us healthy

1. Apples peels are a secret weapon against age related illness

Apple peels also contain ursolic acid, which may help prevent age-related and illness-related muscle wasting . That’s right, it keeps you younger for longer!

(thanks Also to BestHealthmag)