Its pectin has a detoxifying effect & can help with colitis, IBS & other digestive disorders. The triterpenoids in apple peel have potent anti-growth activity against cancer cells in the liver, colon & breast. Eating apples may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, linked to heart disease & diabetes. Increased production of acetylcholine that helps memory & lowers risk of Alzheimer's has been linked to its juice. Quercetin, an antioxidant in the fruit can improve lung function. #dherbs
Old Wives Tales and Folklore...what's not to love :) ~If an apple bursts in the oven while baking, good news is on the way for the cook. ~Eggs that crack while boiling are a sign that visitors are expected. ~When rice forms a ring around the pot while cooking, the cook will become rich.