4 Healthy Recipes to Get An Apple A Day
An apple a day…you know the saying. And now, study upon study is discovering how exactly these satisfying grab-and-go fruits have been working their medicinal magic.
Fiber-rich apples contains about 4 grams of fiber, some of which is of a particular form, called pectin. Researchers from Maastricht University in the Netherlands link pectin to lower levels of bad LDL cholesterol. The fiber also helps keep you full and regular, so grabbing an apple as a snack or including it in a healthy recipe may help you manage your weight. Apples contain 14 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C and, like other fruit, are rich in other antioxidants that may help deter cancer, lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and could lessen breathing problems such as asthma.