Hey guys!! How are you guys doing? I hope you are doing good ❤ Today, We will be talking about how apples are extremely beneficial for our brain health.
Quercetin -An antioxidant
A 2006 study published in the journal Experimental Biology and Medicine found that quercetin (one of the antioxidants found abundantly in apples) was one of two compounds that helped to reduce cellular death that is caused by oxidation and inflammation of neurons.
In the body, Quercetin acts like natural Claritin and Ibuprofen all at once. In other words, it’s a natural antihistamine and anti-inflammatory.
Increases acetylcholine production
In the Journalof Alzheimer’s disease,apple is found to increase ACETYLCHOLINE production resulting in improved memory in mice having Alzheimer’s disease symptoms.
A study published in the Journal of Food Science in 2008 suggested that eating apples may have benefit for your neurological health.
The study concluded that including apples in your diet significantly decreases oxidative stress which damages your brain cells and so by fighting with this oxidative stress apples can help prevent cognitive decline.It can decrease the risk of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease.
Reducing the Risk of stroke
A research involving 9,080 men concluded that the intake of apples is related to a decreased risk of thrombotic stroke.Thrombosis is clot in medical terms.Strokes are of two types
Ischemic(Oxygen deprivation) No bleeding oxygen mostly seen in MI patients(heart attack or angina patients)
While Thrombotic one is related to bleeding mostly seen in High blood pressure patients.
Riboflavin,Vit B6 and Thiamine
These vitamins are key in maintaining the nervous system in good health.
Vit B6 and Vit B 12 deficiency can lead to cramps.Especially seen in patients taking PPIs (sante,nexum,omeprazole or esomeprazole)
The Apple peel
Most of the fiber and antioxidants are in the peel, says Dianne Hyson, Ph.D., R.D., a research dietitian at UC Davis in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Green apples are sore due to malic acid which can reduce muscle pain
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