Health Wise Series: #5 An apple a day…

Everyone knows the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But are we truly aware of all of the health benefits that apples really provide?  Over 85 studies have been conducted on this delicious super fruit and results are fascinating.

Apples are considered to be an anti-inflammatory food; therefore, according to research it is an excellent natural source to lower heart disease, and assist in the fight against cancer, diabetes and asthma. Because apples are an excellent source of antioxidants they fight off free radicals and some studies have found that the particular antioxidants found in apples (polyphenols) could extend our lifespan. Apples are also a great source of fiber, but you have to eat the peel.

I have made a habit of chopping an apple and placing it over my spinach salad and adding a few walnuts with a light vinaigrette dressing – yummy! Nutritionist Joy McCarthy shares more about this super fruit in the video below. Enjoy!

 

 

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Hi, I'm Dr. Crystal Green Brown, Ph.D. (aka Dr. Cris). I'm the owner of Ask Dr. Cris, the Spiritual Life Coach & Speaker LLC, which is a full-service Career, Education, Health, Wellness & Nutrition Consulting firm that assists businesses, educational institutions, organizations, individual clients, and students who are in need of transitioning your career, identifying your purpose in life or desiring to live a healthier more spiritual-enriched life. Through my website AskDrCris.com, you can learn more about my #1 best selling book Visual Prayer: How to Create a Spiritual Vision Board or my other popular dietary book How to be Schoolgirl Skinny. You can also SHOP AskDrCris for other books and spiritual gifts. Through my AskDrCris Blog, you will receive weekly updates on career tips, learn details on manifesting your vision through the spiritual vision board process, in addition to education, health, wellness, and nutrition tips. My intention is to provide spiritual guidance and suggestions that will guide followers with insight on living and maintaining a more prosperous, healthy, and blessed life.

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