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An apple, or two a day!

Lately, I have been eating AT LEAST an apple a day,Yes I know one or two of its health benefitts, one is its vitamin c content and another a cancer fighting property but today I recieved a mail from one of these subscriptions that explicitly outlined the benefits of apples,I thought it was cool and worth sharing.

The average apple is portable, tasty, has about 65 calories and 3 grams of fiber, and offers lots of vitamin C and some other antioxidants. Apples contain pectin, a water-soluble fiber that is known to help lower cholesterol and balance blood sugar.

Diabetics—eat your apples! Apples contain flavonoids and phytonutrients (plant stuff) that regulate blood sugar. Not only that, apples contain galacturonic acid, a substance that lowers the body’s need for insulin.
· Apples contain quercetin and naringin, two cancer-fighting substances. · Apples fill you up but don’t add a lot of calories, making them perfect for dieters or for anyone trying to maintain a normal weight.
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