Health Benefits of Apples
The current guidelines suggest eating 2 cups of fruit every day, especially whole fruits like apples, if you follow a 2,000-calorie diet.
2. May support weight loss
Apples may help lower Body Mass Index (BMI), which is a risk factor for heart disease.
3. Could be good for your heart
Apples can reduce the riskReliable information about heart disease and risk factors like high blood pressure.
4. Linked to a l
ower chance of diabetes
Apples and pears can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes by 18%. Eating one serving per week can lower the risk by 3%.
5. May pr
omote gut health
Apples have a special kind of fiber that helps your gut bacteria. This might be why they are believed to be good for preventing chronic diseases.
6. help prevent can
Apples was associated with a reduced risk of dying from cancer.
7. help fight asthma
Apples have substances that can help with asthma and immune system. More research is needed, especially in humans.