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05 October 2011

Health Benefits of Apple

" And from the dates and grapes, you extract wine as well as healthy nourishment. Surely, there is a sign in it for any nation that thinks " [Quran 16:67]

Variety and moderation are essential for good health. A balanced diet is not about foods you should avoid, it is about foods you choose to include in your diet. A healthy eating habit helps to contribute to your general well being.

Allah has created countless numbers varieties of fruits in the world, one of them is the famous APPLE, Lets discuss some benefits of Apple

Reported Health Benefits of Apple

01-Apple is a rich source of flavonoid and polyphenols both are powerful antioxidant.

02-Study shown that by eating 100g of apple can give an antioxidant effect that equal to taking about 1,500mg of vitamin C.

03-Apple contain a large amount of minerals and vitamins that can strengthen the blood.

04-Apple contain malic acid and tartaric acid, that can help prevent disturbances of the liver and digestion.

05-Apple cider vinegar when used as beverage can help to prevent the formation of kidney stone.

06-The skin of Apple contain pectin that can help remove toxic substances from the system by supplying galacturonic acid. Pectin helps prevent protein matter in the intestine from spoiling.

07-Eating an apple daily can lower cholesterol and reduce skin diseases.

Apples have been recommended for : Obesity, Headache, Arthritis, Bronchial asthma, Inflammation of the bladder, Gonorrhea, Anemia, Tuberculosis, Neuritis, Insomnia, Catarrh, Gallbladder stones, Worms, Halithosis, Pyorrhea

Nutritive Values : Per 100 grams
Vitamin A : 900 I.U.
Vitamin B : Thiamine .07 mg.;
Vitamin C : 5 mg.
Vitamin G : Amount uncertain
Calcium : 6 mg.
Iron : 3 mg.
Phosphorus : 10 mg.
Potassium : 130 mg.
Carbohydrates : 14.9 gm.
Calories : 58

The Benefits of Using Apple Cider Vinegar

• Helps build a healthy immune system.
• Improves digestion and elimination.
• Flushes toxins out of the body.
• Enhances skin tone and texture.
• Help skin irritations and is a powerful fungal fighter.
• Promotes weightloss. It controls blood sugar levels, breaks down fat and stabilizes appetite. It also reduces sugar cravings.
• Increases energy and vitality.
• Relieves constipation.
• Reduces colds and flu due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties.
• Restores the Alkaline-Acid Balance of your body.

Dua/ Prayer
Allahummaghfirlii warhamniy wahdiniy wa 'aafiniy warzuqniy wajburniy war fa'aniy.
(Oh Allah, forgive me and have mercy on me, and keep me on the right path, and keep me healthy, and provide me with halal sources of living, and complete my shortcomings and make my rank high).
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