As the saying goes “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, and it certainly holds true even for green apples! Apples are one of the most exotic and amazing fruits that mother nature has blessed us with.
They contain a lot of essential nutrients and vitamins which should form a part of each and every person’s daily diet. When it comes to apples, there are various kinds of apples. The red ones which are very common and the green ones which are sour and sweet to taste.
Green apple has long been recognized as one of the healthiest fruits. It is innately packed with a variety of essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals and fibers.
These are known to offer relief from digestive disorders and are also very effective in lowering blood cholesterol and BP, stabilizing blood sugar levels & improving appetite. Here are 10 benefits of green apple for overall health:
1. High fiber content
It contains a lot of fiber, which helps clean the system and increases metabolism. This, therefore, helps in free bowel movement. It is always advisable to eat an apple with its skin on. The cleaner your intestine and systems are , the happier and healthier you will be.
2. Mineral content
It contains, a number of minerals – iron, zinc, copper, manganese, potassium, etc. which are trace minerals and are a must for human health and well-being. The iron in apples is a trace element and it helps in raising the levels of blood oxygen and helps in increased metabolic rate.
3. Low in fat content
This is a great food when it comes to weight watchers. People on diet or are regular gym goers should and must include one apple in their every day diet. It also collects the fats in the blood vessels and helps in maintaining proper blood flow to the heart preventing the chances of strokes.
4. Prevents skin cancer
It contains Vitamin C that helps in preventing skin cells damage by free radicals and thus reduces the chances of skin cancer.
5. Rich in anti-oxidants
It contains anti-oxidants which help in cell re-building and cell rejuvenation. This also helps you in maintaining healthy and glowing skin. The antioxidants also protect your liver and ensure its proper functioning.
6. Prevents asthma
Taking apple juice regularly can prevent chances of asthma which is a hypersensitive allergic disorder.
7. Prevents diabetes
Apples prevent diabetes. It is a must have for diabetics.
8. A natural detoxifier
Packed with a good dose of fiber, this green juice keeps your liver, kidney, and digestive system free from toxins and harmful elements. The presence of fiber also ensures that you are free of constipation issues. The high fiber content in this juice also helps in cutting down the risk of developing colon cancer.
9. Cures dandruff
A paste created with the leaves and skin of green apple works wonders to fix dandruff. You should use this paste as a shampoo. Green apple juice also has the same effects if massaged regularly onto the scalp.
10. Nourishes the skin
Owing to it’s dense vitamin content, green apple helps in maintaining your skin and has great whitening and nourishing effects on your complexion. Packed with assorted vitamins and minerals, you can incorporate this drink into your skin care regimen. The collagen and elastin proteins get a boost, which in turn, improves your complexion by nourishing and healing the skin from deep within.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé