Monday, 31 October 2011

Belinda Marry

Benfits of Apple

APPLE

SCIENTIFIC NAME: 
Scientific name:  Malus domestica. Apples are obtained from the medium sized tree belonging to the rosaceae  family. The apple tree is originated in the mineral rich mountain ranges of Kazakhstan, and is now being cultivated in many parts of the world. Apples are easy to identify by the five distinct bumps on the blossom end of each fruit. This sweet, crisp, juicy, low-acid apple is tasty when eaten raw but is not a good choice for cooking.
Apples are full and round and have firm, crisp flesh that is sweet and juicy. This all-purpose apple is good for eating, cooking and baking.
Apple Nutrition:
You've heard, "An apple a day will keep the doctor away." While it will certainly take more than a daily apple to keep you healthy, it is a step in the right direction. Apples are delicious, easy to carry for snacking, low in calories, a natural mouth freshener, and they are still very inexpensive.
Apple Nutrition Facts:
(One medium 2-1/2 inch apple, fresh, raw, with skin)
Calories 81
Carbohydrate 21 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Soluble Fiber
Insoluble fiber
Calcium 10 mg
Phosphorus 10 mg    
Iron .25 mg
Sodium 0.00 mg
Potassium 159 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin A 73 IU
Folate 4 mcg

Types of apples:
                       
                   Red delicious apple: 
 This one’s a classic - America’s favorite snacking apple. The heart-shaped fruit is bright red and sometimes striped. Crunchy with a mildly sweet flavor, Reds are also great in salads.
                  
       Golden delicious apples:
Golden Delicious apples is exceptional and, because of an extended shelf life, these apples will last and last. The lightly textured green/gold skin of the Goldens protects the crisp interior and helps retain its sweet juiciness.
                   Granny Smith apples: 
There is something special on the apple cheeks of this Granny, a slight sun-kissed pink blush that makes Virginia Blushing Granny Smith apples an instant standout on any display.  
The apple’s unique green color and tart flavor make it a great selection for any baking recipe.

                   Wine sap apples:
They're all the perfect occasion for this red-as-red-wine favorite, a beauty of an apple that looks terrific on store displays and at home in wreaths, fruit bowls, and cheese platters.
                   Gala apples:
More and more consumers are on the lookout for Gala apples when they arrive in stores in late August. With their distinctive red/orange color and yellow stripes, they are easy to spot; with their crisp texture and excellent taste, they are well worth the wait.

      McIntosh apples:
McIntosh apples are especially favored and popular with the over 50 age group and the elderly due to their softer, easier to eat and digest juicy texture. An apple has no cholesterol and contains pectin, a beneficial fiber. This fiber may actually work to reduce the body's cholesterol level and is claimed to possibly help prevent heart attacks.
                Graven stein apples:
The sweet and tart flavors of the Gravenste in Apple are symbols of Sonoma County’s historical agricultural traditions. The Gravenste in is known for its all-purpose versatility as a terrific eating, sauce and pie apple.  The apple has a crisp and juicy texture and a flavor that is aromatic and full of old-fashioned, sweet and tart flavor.

Healthy Tips:
  • It promoting good health. Daily eat one apple  to get maximum health benefits.
  • Apples are low in calories ,but rich in dietary fiber it is control the fats or cholesterol.
  • This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C.The fiber in an apple can reduce your cholesterol.
  • Apples help keep blood sugar levels stable.
  • Help prevent kidney stones.
  • Provide protection against breast and colon      cancer.


       

Belinda Marry

About Belinda Marry -

Belinda Marry as a Fitness Trainer from California. She is a famous Journalist also. She write many books and Novels.

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