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There is a well-known proverb; “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. The meaning of this very sentence is, those who are habituated of having an apple a day can easily stay healthy and far away from diseases. Here, our concerned topic is on ‘Apple’ itself i.e. health benefits of apple.
For many of us, Apple can also be the favourite fruit. Due to its light taste and beautiful look it is liked by all. Physicians also advise to have this fruit everyday. You must have noticed, when you look to a cute, bright and glossy apply; automatically a smile comes to your face! Now lets talk about apple fruit in a descriptive way.
Tempting red apples; exotic green apples! Apple is one of the delicious and crunchy fruits preferred all across the globe. The apple is a sub-acid fruit and one of the most valuable of all the fruits. It is a fleshy, juicy fruit with tough skin; ranging in colour from greenish-yellow to red. It has pinkish white flesh inside which tastes really awesome!
Apple fruit can be pear-shaped, oval, round depending upon the cultivate type. Apple fruit has been cultivated from pre-historic times. The Bible also contains several references to this fruit. The Scandinavians called it the “Food of Gods”. It has the medicinal properties to regenerate both mind and body.
Binomial name- Malus domestica
Hindi name- Sew, Seb
Nutrition in Apple fruit:
- Dietary fibres
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1
- Vitamin B2
- Vitamin B3
- Vitamin B5
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin B9
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- and Trace metals
Uses of Apple fruit:
There are many uses of apple fruit, like;
- Firstly, apple is widely consumed in the form of raw fruit.
- Apples are also used to prepare fruit salads.
- It is used to prep[are muffins and other dessert items.
- Apple juices and the extract of apples is also used in ORS juices.
Health Benefits of Apple:
Apples are really invaluable in the maintenance of good health and in the treatment of many ailments. This glossy fruit is very helpful and has been treating since from ancient times. The active medicinal principal of apple is pectin; it is a natural therapeutic ingredient found in the inner proportion of juicy apple pulp.
Well, now lets move to the curative properties of Apple fruit;
1. 1. For Anaemia
Apples; being rich in iron, arsenic and phosphorus are highly beneficial for the treatment of Anaemia. You can self feel it; when you eat apple; you will feel some sharp and pungent kind of taste in it. Actually, it is nothing but the presence of iron in it.
One suffering from Anaemia must have raw apples or fresh apple juice on a daily basis. The best time to take the juice is half an hour before meals and just before going to bed. For Anaemic patients, green apples and country apples are best suited.