International Eat An Apple Day – 21st September 2019

20
Sep
2019

Eat An Apple Day

International Eat an Apple Day falls onto every third Saturday of September on the calendar where everyone is encouraged to enjoy a fresh and nutritious apple. An apple will never be enough, eat as many apples as you like on this day! Apples were first grown in Asia, until today there are a lot of varieties of apples around the world such as Gala, Pink Lady, Fuji and Granny Smith. Which varieties of apple are in your favourite list?

 

Nevertheless which are your favourite kind of apples, apple still brings a lot of advantages to your health. Below are some health benefits of an apple:

·         Prevention of obesity: As apple consists of a great amount of water and fibre, which assists in reducing weight and prevent obesity.

·         Lowering risk of diabetes & stroke: Antioxidants in Apples are associated with lowering the risk of diabetes and stroke.

·         Prevention of dementia: High amount of Vitamin C in apple helps decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

·         Reducing bad cholesterol level: High amount of fibre in apple are linked to reducing bad cholesterol level and improving good cholesterol level.

 

With all the benefits to your health by eating an apple, you should not only have an apple on this International Eat an Apple Day but to have an apple every day – which might keep you away from the doctor!

 

Reference: National Day Calendar. (2019). INTERNATIONAL EAT AN APPLE DAY – Third Saturday in September – National Day Calendar. [online] Available at: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/international-eat-an-apple-day-third-saturday-in-september/
Medical News Today. (2019). Apples: Health benefits, facts, research. [online] Available at: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/267290.php