The Little Hero Called Apple
Check out an article written by one of our students, Septyan Nugraha, about the benefits of eating apples.
Who knows that this little fruit provides us many benefits to our daily life ?
Maimen’s Fruit and Veggies serves to provide you all kinds of apple and give the benefit out of it. Come and get it at our store located at 1st floor of Supermall Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten (beside Hypermart).
Here are some benefits (from several sources) that you can get by eating apple :
- LOWER CHOLESTROL RATE
Apple contains soluble fiber which balances the fat in the intestines. If we consume apples regularly, it can reduce cholesterol in our bodies.
- GOOD FOR DIGESTION
Soluble fiber in apple helps digestion system in our body
- PREVENT CANCER
Researchers from American Association for Cancer Research stated that Flavonoid contains in apple can help reducing the risk of pancreatic cancer up to 23 %. In the apple skin also contained compounds called Triterpenoids which help the Flavonoid to prevent the growth of cancer cells.
- BOOST THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN OUR BODY
Flavonoid and a substance called Quercetin, especially in red apple, create a personal defense against viruses by boosting immunes to our body
- PREVENTS DEHIDRATION
Apples can be useful to prevent dehydration. 85% content of apples is composed of water, also our body. By eating apples, you can avoid dehydration.
- CONTROLS BLOOD SUGAR
Apple helps dismiss free radicals of oxygen that cause diabetes. This is due to the high content of soluble fiber and pectin which has a role to control blood sugar levels in the body by transporting sugar into the bloodstream at a slower cycle.
- COPE WITH ACNE AND OILY SKIN
In addition to prevent skin cancer, the benefits of the apple to skin are acne prone and oily skin copes. This is due to the content in apples can equalize the pH level of the skin which lowers the level of oil production in the skin.
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