Apple – the most common in our diet fruit that we eat throughout the year. According to physiological norms, we should consume 48 kg of apples per year, of which 40% – in processed form, primarily in the form of juices. Apples contain almost all the necessary body minerals (potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sodium, much iron) and vitamins (C, E, carotene, B1, B2, B6, PP, folic acid) in an easily digestible form and optimum for human combinations …
British scientists conducted studies have shown that people who regularly consume apples and lungs are functioning better than those who did not eat apples, and the risk of respiratory diseases such as asthma, they are much lower. Physicians explain similar action apples presence of antioxidants, light protecting action of tobacco smoke and other harmful impurities present in the air. Therefore, smokers should eat a lot of apples.
Pectin contained in apples absorb cholesterol (the main cause of atherosclerosis). Apple juice is well strengthens the cardiovascular system and is useful for people of mental labor. In atherosclerosis, hypertension, for the prevention of coronary heart disease is recommended to eat one hour before breakfast 2 Antonov Apples. European scientists have found that one or two apples a day, in addition to the normal diet can reduce the risk of premature death from heart disease by 20%.
Other studies have shown that flavonoids and polyphenols contained in apples, have antitumor effect and bind free radicals dangerous to health. These substances have even a much greater antioxidant properties than those contained in apples vitamin C. The main source of flavonoids in addition to apples is onions.
Eating apples improves digestion and intestinal flora.
When used with a diet of apples and therapeutic and prophylactic purposes it should be borne in mind that depending on the testimony necessary to select varieties of apples that are most appropriate for their properties. Gastritis, colitis, dyskinesias (movement disorder), biliary tract with low acidity of gastric juice recommend fresh sour-sweet apples. Gruel of these apples have to eat in the morning instead of breakfast and nothing else to eat or drink for four to five hours (otherwise the stomach will be generated gases, which only reinforce the disease). This treatment is continued daily for a month. In acute colitis and chronic colitis mild and severe designate pureed sweet apples 1.5-2 kg per day, in 5-6 doses over two days. Grated apple mush should immediately eat, because it quickly kisnet and black.
The seeds of apples contain a lot of iodine. Therefore, apples are best eaten with seeds. At 5-6 apple bones found daily body’s need for iodine.
Content in apples large amounts of iron makes them indispensable in the treatment of anemia. It is recommended during the day to eat 400-600 grams of fruit.
Apples are low in calories, they reduce the absorption of fat, have a slight diuretic effect, and fiber contained in them causes a feeling of fullness, so they are willing to use people who want to lose weight. To do this, arrange unloading “apple days”, during which consume 1,5-2 kg of apples in 5-6 receptions. Such days are also useful in hypertension.
Apples have better raw because when cooking (heat) processing is lost up to 70% flavonoids. Key nutrients found in apple peel and directly beneath it, so do not clean the apples before serving. In green apples of vitamin C greater than in the red.
Thus, no wonder the British have a saying: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” – ” An apple a day, and the doctor is not necessary”, just to be precise, the first part of the proverb must be replaced by “two or three apples in a day…”. Eat more of the healthy person does not need.
In addition to the health consumption of apples and a beneficial effect on the exterior, preventing the appearance of wrinkles and promoting hair growth. Apple can make a good mask for the skin.
The mask of grated apple provides an excellent moisturizing effect. Dry skin needs to be pre-oil cream or olive (sunflower) oil.
For normal skin grate the apple on a grater, mix with a teaspoon of sour cream or olive oil and a teaspoon of starch. Apply on face and neck for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.
For oily skin, cut the apple into pieces and cook them in a little milk. Another option – 2 tablespoons of grated apples, mix with egg protein. The resulting slurry was put on the skin for 20 minutes, rinse with cold water.
For dry skin, mix grated on a fine grater apple, a teaspoon of honey and a tablespoon chopped in a coffee grinder oat flakes. Apply on face and neck for 20 minutes, rinse with warm water.
If you are concerned about the freckles, rub in the same proportion and apple horseradish. Apply on face for 15 minutes, then rinse. Freckles and age spots fade.
Rough skin of hands vigorously for 2- 3 minutes massage piece peeled apple. Then wash your hands and brush with cream.