Apple Fruit – Health Benefits with Infographics
1 medium apple contains 80 calories and 3 g of dietary fiber.
- Apples contain an antioxidant known as quercetin which has natural antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties and may thus reduce allergic reactions.
- Apples also contain other antioxidants known as flavonoids which can reduce the risk of developing diabetes.
- Flavonoids in apples also lower the risk of developing asthma.
A St. George Hospital Medical School study revealed that eating 5 or more apples each week resulted in better lung function.