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Apple - Health benefits

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Eating apples regularly would prevent a some of health problems, according to a study presented to Congress "Experimental Biology" of San Diego in 2008.
People who regularly ate apples reduce about 27% the risk of contracting metabolic syndrome, linked to disorders such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

Based on data collected between 1999 and 2004 by the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey , people who eat apples or products made from this fruit have a lower blood pressure.
On the other hand, waist of apples consumers is also less important.


150 grams of apple provides between 60 and 75 kcal.

An apple is rich in fiber, low in calories and rich in anti-oxidants. It has an appetite suppressant effect.

Apple has a strong refreshing power because it contains 85% water. It also contains many vitamins which are found mainly in its skin. Thus, it is advisable to eat the apple with its skin or stewed. It contains minerals: potassium, magnesium, phosphorus...

Apple reduces the absorption of cholesterol and fat in the intestines and reduces cravings for snacking.

An apple provides satiety, is easy to transport and can be eaten everywhere. It allows keeping a good physical activity with fructose and carbohydrate it contains.

It decreases the risk of colon cancer according to a German study, published in April 2008 in the journal Nutrition. It has beneficial effects against cardiovascular disease according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.

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