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Besides being delicious, apples also have 5 health benefits that are rarely known

TRIBUNTRAVEL.COM – Did you know that apples have many health benefits for the body?

So far, apples are known for their fresh and delicious taste.

However, not many people know if apples actually have ingredients that are very beneficial for health.

Launching from the page Pulse.ng, Wednesday (31/12/2020), here are some health benefits you can get from eating apples regularly.

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1. Prevent cancer breast

According to a series of studies conducted by leading Cornell researcher Rui Hai Liu, there is evidence to suggest that eating one apple a day can help prevent breast cancer.

Liu said his research adds that increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables, especially apples, will provide consumers with more phenolics, which are shown to have important health benefits.

Apart from these claims, the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties present in apples help fight free radicals that can cause cancer.

2. Apples help prevent heart disease

The antioxidant properties of apples reduce fat oxidation, which is called lipid peroxidation, as well as neutralize various fats found in blood vessels that can exert dangerous stress.

The flavonoid quercetin, which is in apple skin, reduces inflammation in our blood vessels.

3. Improve eye sight and skin care

Improving eye vision is one of the many advantages of eating apples.

Research has shown apples help prevent conditions such as macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.

Apples have also been shown to make eyes stronger by improving eyesight, as well as helping treat night blindness.

The fruit is rich in compounds flavonoids and antioxidants phytonutrients, which reduces the impact of free radicals on the eyes.

Apples (Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay)

On the other hand, the powerful antioxidants in apples counter the damaging effects of free radicals, which are directly linked to premature aging, wrinkles, age spots, and other age-related conditions.

Research has also shown that apples improve circulation which makes skin look young and firm.

4. Prevent the risk of stroke

Researchers are beginning to conclude that consumption of apples continuously may be able to prevent the risk of thrombotic stroke.

This is the result of a recent study involving 9,208 men and women who showed that those who ate the most apples over a 28 year period had the lowest risk of stroke.

5. Apples help prevent diabetes

You might want to ask how influential apples are in preventing diabetes, right?

Based on research involving 187,382 people, it was found that people who ate three servings of apples per week had a 7 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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(TribunTravel.com/Muhammad Yurokha M)