10 October 2014

The Amazing Apples

 Apple is one of the best fruit because of zero fat, zero cholesterol and minimum calorie contents; in addition, Apples are very rich in vitamins, fiber and minerals.  The best way to consume an apple is without peeling its outer skin, as it is the main nutritional part of this fruit.  

An Apple per day

You must have heard the phrase ‘an apple a day keeps the doctors away ‘which defines the true value of an apple for our health. A normal size apple contributes around eleven percent of a woman’s daily-required intake of vitamin C and about nine percent of a men’s regular intake of vitamin C. Vitamin C is an essential body supplement for us that supports in the making of various organs of our body including cartilage, ligaments, skin, blood vessels and collagen. Apart from this vitamin C helps our body by repairing and maintaining teeth and body bones along with quick wound healing. Another important work that performed by vitamin C is slowing the aging of our body by decreasing the free radicals. Antioxidant properties of apple are equally important for a human body as well.  

 Strong Signal Flow

An average apple contains vitamin B-6, which is an important nutrient for our body because it manages the signal flow of our nerve cells through neurotransmitters. Vitamin B-6 supplied by an average apple covers
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approximately six percent of our daily-required vitamin B-6 intake. Other important functions of vitamin B-6 include producing the important hormones for our body like melatonin, epinephrine and serotonin, which works in controlling the mood fluctuations and synchronization of our biological clock. Additionally, Vitamin B-6 helps our body in absorbing vitamin B-12, which is very important for producing immune cells and red blood cells in our body.

Eliminating Free Radicals

 Vitamin B-2 or riboflavin found in apple is very important for our body as it makes energy from food and counters free radicals present in our body by its anti-oxidant nature. An average sized apple can cover our regular requirements of vitamin B-2 or riboflavin intake’s five percent.

 Stress Relieving

Vitamin B-1 which is an anti stress vitamin supports the immune system of our body and help us in tension releasing. Vitamin B-1 from an average size apple covers about four percent of our regular recommended intake. In addition, vitamin B-1 helps in produces adenosine triphosphate or ATP, which is the main energy source of our body and also eases our body’s metabolic reactions.

By Ismail..    

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