Eating an apple a day is potent against obesity
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. It is an old saying that scientifically is correct. Apples contain many vitamins and nutrients that can help the body stay healthy and fit. But apple not only keeps the body healthy, but also can ward off obesity.
A study conducted at Washington State University found that a substance in apple can prevent obesity-related diseases. The results of this study have been published in the scientific journal, Food Chemistry.
“We know that apples are a good source for a wide range of nutrients. Results of this study showed that apples can also help fight obesity,” said Giuliana Noratto food expert.
More specifically, the results was obtained by the researchers who observed Granny Smith apple. In this apple there are substances that can help the growth of good bacteria in the gut. This is because the apple contains natural fiber and polyphenols, as well as low-carb. In addition, because not easily decompose, this substance is helpful for the growth of good bacteria in the gut.
This study also shows that Granny Smith apple is better than Fuji apple and the other in the amount of the substance. This discovery could help researchers to prevent health problems associated with obesity such as chronic inflammation that can lead to diabetes. The balance of bacteria in the gut which increases as a substance in apples may help prevent inflammation and obesity.
So, what are you waiting for? Make a habit of eating apples every day to maintain health and prevent obesity. But of course it is not enough to just eat an apple, in addition you also have to be diligent in exercising, maintain a diet and live a healthy lifestyle.