We all know the following saying: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.
There is a theory backed up by Ayurveda as well, that including certain fruits in our meals at a particular time of the day can bring us many benefits.
The apple, this immune protecting wonder fruit is recommended to be consumed in the early morning hours. Why?
Consuming apples in the morning can stimulate your bowels’ activity thanks to the dietary fiber and pectin found in its peel.
It is a good idea as well to consume apple as a snack, as it contains many nutrients, makes your skin more velvety, it helps you with weight loss issues. Altogether, it provides you with a good healthy body condition in the long run.
Apple can make a delicious snack as it is juicy, crunchy, sweet-flavored, easy to take it anywhere you go and contains no fat or cholesterol.
Did you know that there are 7,500 varieties of apples all over the globe?
If you want to lose weight the easier way, it is recommended to include 3 apples per day in your diet: one apple contains just 100 calories, it can provide a feeling of fullness, this way curving the appetite for desserts. Eating apples helps you to decrease the blood glucose levels in your body, and this leads to losing weight more efficiently.
Did you know that 85% of the apple is made of water? If you are thirsty you can appeal to an apple.
It is healthier to eat one apple per day compared to consuming one packaged snack, for instance, potato chips. Both can give you satiated feelings, but we all know that consuming apples offer more benefits.
Consuming apples provides you with the following nutrients: Vitamin C, Vitamin A, a complex Vitamins B, such as a Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Thiamin (Vitamin B1), and Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), which together empower enzymes to help metabolism and several other vital functions inside your body.
Including several other minerals, like calcium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, iron, and copper these components are helping you to keep in check your blood pressure and heart rate.
This treasure fruit can improve your memory as well, thanks to its high level of boron content.
Apples are rich in polyphenols, which work as an exceptional antioxidants, and can be found in both the peel and the meat of the fruit.
Did you know that apple trees bear their first fruits within 4 or 5 years?
Take home message: if you want to consume apple with its peel, it is a good idea to buy organic fruits as there are many chances that the peel contains pesticides and it is good avoiding it.
If you want that your apples ripen faster even by ten times it is recommended to keep them at room temperature.
You can consume the apples in many ways: you can make apple jelly, apple sauce, or apple butter, and you can include apples in your preparing different chicken or any type of meat recipes.
Did you know that the most expensive apple in the entire world is the Sekai Ichi apple, and its price is around 21 USD per fruit? The meaning of the Japanese words is” world’s number one”