We always heard the particular saying that goes “an apple a day keeps the doctors away” throughout our whole life growing up. We also always think that it is just some old saying by our elders just to make us eat our fruits so that our body is healthy.
But, there are way more benefits for a human being when eating an apple than just being healthy physically. Apple is a crunchy, bright-colored fruit.
The benefits of eating apples have been posted by the Twitter user that goes by the name WebMD. According to their caption, “An apple a day benefits your whole body in multiple ways”. Although eating apples isn’t a cure-all, it is good for your health. These are some of the benefits they have stated.
Apple can be sweet or sour and its flavor can vary depending on what type. One medium apple has about:
- 100 calories
- 25 grams of carbohydrates
- 4 grams of fiber
- 19 grams of sugar
- A variety of strong antioxidants
— WebMD (@WebMD) April 7, 2021
1) Helps To Keep Your Mind Sharp
Apple contains a particular compound that is called quercetin that helps to keep your brain being safe from the diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
2) Cut Down Your Cancer Risk
Chemicals in apple help to keep breast, colon and also prostate cancers at bay, along with other types.
3) One Of Nature’s Perfect Snack
It is labelled as nature’s perfect snack because apple contains just 115 calories with fiber and also Vitamin C. Apples also are with almost no fat, sodium or even cholesterol. It is such a healthy snack.
4) Help You To Breathe Easier
Antioxidants characteristic of apples help to protect lung from being damaged caused by asthma, bronchitis and also emphysema.
5) Could Whittle Your Middle
Fiber and also ursolic acid contained in apples team up to help the body burn fat.
Sources: Twitter WebMD.