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Need More Fiber In Your Diet? An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

  1. Biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria

  2. The phenolic compound found in apple skins also prevents the cholesterol that gets into your system from solidifying in your artery walls

  3. Fiber found in apples can help pull water out of your colon to keep things moving along when you’re backed up, or absorb excess water from your stool to slow your bowels down

  4. Fiber can prevent you from straining too much when going to the bathroom and thereby help alleviate hemorrhoids

  5. Foods high in fiber will fill you up without costing you too many calories

  6. One of the best and easiest foods you can eat to help detoxify your liver is fruit like apples

  7. Red apples contain an antioxidant called “Quercetin,” which can help boost and fortify your immune system, especially when you’re stressed out

  8. Mice were fed an apple-enhanced diet, which showed higher levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. This could fight the effects of aging on the brain

  9. Apples are loaded with soluble fiber, the key to nixing those blood sugar swings. Women who eat at least one apple a day are 28 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those that do not

  10. Apples have a number of properties that may help reduce the risk of cancer. The sugars that are found in apples have a debilitating effect on diseased cells