An Apple a Day
An apple a day…
Researchers suggest that the strong antioxidant flavonoid compounds found in
apples-quercetin, play a key role by preventing “bad” LDL
cholesterol from oxidizing and triggering a series of events that result in the
buildup of plaque in arteries, as well as inhibiting inflammation and even
preventing cancer. Apples just happen to be rich in pectin, a form of soluble
fiber known to help lower cholesterol and even chelate heavy metals from the
body. Apples also provide a decent amount of vitamin C which is another
antioxidant. Make mine organic.
picture: Apple Bliossom
Health and Wellness Associates
Posted on July 22, 2016, in Foods, Uncategorized and tagged apples, health, health and wellness, health benefits, healthy eating, healthy foods, nutrition, wellness. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.