An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!
- Apples are filled with soluble fiber (5 grams). This fiber has been shown to reduce intestinal disorders.
- Apples naturally balance blood sugar levels. The help prevent diabetes.
- Apples help prevent constipation. Apples are really good for children who eat a lot of pasta or cheese. Eating an apple a day helps your child’s bowels to move properly.
- Apples are good in preventing diarrhea. Diarrhea is often caused by eating processed foods or drinking too much juice.
- Apples provide a source of potassium which promotes heart health.
- Apples are packed with Vitamins C, A, and flavonoids and with smaller amounts of phosphorus, iron, and calcium.
- In two studies, researchers found that eating five apples a week lowered the risk for respiratory diseases like asthma.
- According to Chinese Medicine: Apples strengthen the heart, quench thirst, lubricate lungs, decrease mucous and increase body fluids.
- Apples contain no fat, sodium, or cholesterol and are a good source of fiber.
- Most of the flavonoids found in apples are found in the skin. It’s beneficial to your health to eat apples without peeling off the apple’s skin.
- An average size apple is said to contain more fiber than a bowl of oatmeal or most cold cereals!
- Children can eat apples 2-3 times a day! It keeps your child happy and full…in a healthy way!
YAY FOR APPLES!