They say an apple a day keeps the doctor. In actuality you should probably eat a few apples a day. That’s pretty impossible for me because although I like the little red and green creatures, I just don’t like them enough to be eating them all damn day. Solution: Juice Them. Now I know what you’re thinking…when you juice them, most (if not All) of the fiber is removed. Tis true and if your are consuming apples for dietary fiber content, your should certainly EAT them. However there are many many other benefits that accompanies the digestion of fresh pressed (non-processed) apple juice. Check it out:
1-Apples contains Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps greatly your immune system.
2-Prevent Heart Diseases. The reason it can prevent both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease is because apples are rich in flavonoid.
3-Low in calories. A regular size apple has between 70-100 calories.
4-Prevent Cancers. Notice the plural. We all know that cancer comes in several forms and in different places. Apples target multiple cancers.
5-Apples contain phenols, which have a double effect on cholesterol. It reduces bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol.
6-Prevent tooth decay. The juice of the apples has properties that can kill up to 80% of bacteria. So there you have it, an apple a day also keeps the dentist away!
7-Protects your brain from brain disease. This is something many people don’t know, and when you consider that your brain makes the person you are, it gives a whole new perspective..
8-Healthier Lungs. A research at the University of Nottingham Research shows that people who eat 5 apples or more per week has lower respiratory problems, including asthma.
Dietary info above (and more info) is courtesy of this blog