Healthy Diet & Nutrition

5 Health Benefits of Apples

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Well, there are definitely health benefits to eating apples!

      Stay Regular: One medium apple contains over 4 grams of fiber. With the big meals and rich foods of the holiday season, fiber is essential to keeping you regular and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels

      Slim Down: In addition to fiber, apples have a large percentage of water—meaning they will keep you fuller, longer. Some of their natural compounds may also promote weight loss

      Get a big dose of Anti-Oxidants: Red apples are an anti-oxidant rich food. They’re second only to cranberries in concentration of phenolic compounds—a class of chemical known for helping to prevent and treat cancer

       Strengthen Bones: Apples are one of the best natural sources of boron, a mineral that strengthens bones and helps build muscle mass

      Maintain a Glowing Smile: Studies show the process of eating an apple stimulates saliva production, protecting tooth enamel and preventing decay

Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O. is an Osteopathic Physician board certified in family medicine, and anti-aging medicine. Proclaimed as the “The Stem Cell Guru” by the New York Daily News, Dr. Calapai is a leader in the field of stem cell therapy in the U.S. His stem cell treatments have achieved remarkable results in clinical trials on patients with conditions as varied as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, erectile dysfunction, frailty syndrome, heart, kidney and liver failure, lupus, MS and Parkinson’s.  

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