For some of us, fresh, warm apples are comfort food. It can also help us manage our hunger and feel more satisfied with our food. Researchers have recently discovered that people report less hunger and more food satisfaction after eating whole apples.
The polyphenols (plant nutrients) in apples function as antioxidants. In numerous studies, Apples’ strong antioxidants have the ability to lower the risk of asthma and lung cancer.
Lastly, the heart health benefits of apples are well documented in research studies, and are from apple’s unusual mix of polyphenols & their water-soluble fiber. Total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol are both decreased through regular intake of apples. An apple a day, or perhaps apple pie, can keep the doctor away.