Scientists after the studies concluded that regular use of apples allows you to retain youth and beauty longer. Chinese professor Zhen Yu Chen, who led the study, believes that regular consumption of apples helps to extend life expectancy by 10% and reduce the risk of heart and blood vessel diseases in women by 15-20%. The professor claims that the main cause of human aging is the negative effects of free radicals on cells.
Apples are rich in antioxidants that protect body cells from free radicals. In addition, apples stimulate the body’s immune system and increase its resistance to many diseases. You need to eat apples with the peel, as the peel contains a powerful antioxidant, quercetin, which helps fight free radicals. It also protects cells from destruction and prevents the development of cancer.
According to the results of scientific research, an apple is a real storehouse of nutrients that contains trace elements such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, phosphorus, copper, fructose, pectins, essential oils, vitamins A, B, C, P, etc. The main value of apples is dietary fiber or fiber. Anyone who eats at least one apple every day is not afraid of constipation.
Apples contribute to the normalization of the gastrointestinal tract and increase appetite. The pectins contained in apples help to bind and remove excess cholesterol formed in the liver. Pectin also has the ability to bind harmful substances such as lead and arsenic and remove them from the body.
The iodine deficiency , the replenishment of which in the body is now concerned by all scientists, can be reduced by apple seeds. If you eat the seeds of two apples, then you can make up for the daily need of the body for iodine. Iodine deficiency disrupts the thyroid gland and endocrine system. Therefore, eat not only apples, but also their seeds.
In apples contain large amounts of iron, which makes them indispensable in the treatment of anemia. To do this, eat at least 400-600 g of apples during the day. It is better to eat fresh apples, after heat treatment many useful properties of apples are lost, including ascorbic acid being destroyed.
Apples are not only a tasty and healthy food product, but are also widely used in cosmetics to preserve youth and healthy skin. One apple slice is enough to make a nourishing face mask. Wipe dry and aging skin daily with a piece of apple. And if you want to achieve an instant effect, put on your face an apple pulp with vegetable oil.
If you slightly warm the freshly squeezed juice and rinse their hair, they will become shiny and lush. Also, a compress of warm apple juice nourishes and refreshes the skin of the face.
It is necessary to prepare the following cocktail: add 2/3 cup of apple juice to the juice of one fourth of lemon and a tablespoon of honey, mix everything and drink chilled.
Ever since the times of the beautiful Cleopatra, it is known what beneficial properties apple cider vinegar has. This product is very easy to cook at home. Applied apple cider vinegar in cosmetology, in the fight against excess weight and in cooking.
Unlike ordinary vinegar , it does not have irritating acetic acid, but there is a whole set of trace elements and amino acids. Models moisten a mitten-washcloth in apple cider vinegar and massage the skin at the sites of cellulite. If 30 minutes before a meal, drink a glass of water, adding 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, then the appetite during a meal will noticeably decrease. Apple cider vinegar helps to lighten the skin well, so it is indispensable for those who want to get rid of freckles and age spots.