Have you heard the saying ‘’ An apple Consumed Every day, Keep You From The Doctor Away? Well, according to recent researches, this saying is right!
Apples are one of the healthiest fruits in the world. As per scientists, if you consume two apple every day you will stay away from doctor.
As per the Daily Mail, the consumption of only 2 apples on daily basis lowers the risk of heart disease and reduces the bad cholesterol.
We will now discuss two studies of apples consumption and how they benefit our health.
Scientists, who carried out the first study reported, that the apples’ chemicals can aid in reducing the risk of heart disease by slowing the cholesterol build up in the body.
You will enjoy benefits if you consume ½ apple juice every day, but eating 2 apples can result in healthier heart.
The study, published in the American Journal of Medicinal Food, discovered that apples’ compounds act like an antioxidants in red wine and tea and aid in preventing cholesterol and against clogging the arteries.
The consumption of fruit and vegetable reduce the risk of heart disease, said the experts. However, a study carried out at the University of California Davis Medical Centre, was the first that proved the benefits of phytonutrients, which are apple’s active compounds.
In the study participated healthy adults, which were drinking 12oz of 100% apple juice, or were eating 2 apples. The cholesterol level was reduced for 20% after 6 weeks period.
This study was brought by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other institutions in the US. This study was developed by the National Research Initiative of the US Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service. The California Dried Plum Board. Provide the plums.
This study was published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Mail showed the benefits of consuming 2 apples daily, but it doesn’t make it clear if this study was of dried apples, and not fresh apples.
A trail in 160 post-menopausal women, reported that eating of dried apples each day lowers the bad cholesterol and reduces total cholesterol at 3 months. This study is an attempt to make use of a robust study, which was design to study the direct effects of fruit in individuals.
High cholesterol can lead to cardiovascular disease, and the study didn’t measure the health outcomes. The media have assumed that this difference in cholesterol will lower the risk of heart disease.
However, the study supports the general message for good health, which is a balanced diet enriched with vegetables and fruit, constant physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. These methods will help you to be healthy and will lower the risk of heart diseases.