Do you know apple? Who is not familiar with this fruit? The fruit is readily available for sale in various places selling fruit, especially in Indonesia. Various type and color of apple fruit is everywhere. Apples much preferred because it is typical. On the one proven fat-free apple, sodium and cholesterol, as well as having a high fiber content. Not only that, apples also contain antioxidants that improve immune function so as to ward off heart disease and some cancers. One apple contains some vitamins namely, vitamin A (74IU), B Thiamin (04 mg), Niacin (15 mg), C Absorbic Acid (8 mg) and riboflavin (03 mg). There are also various kinds of minerals, like calcium (10 mg), Phosphorus (100 mg), Iron (45 mg), Potassium (159 mg) and magnesium (12 mg). Eating an apple a day can make a person believed to be free from disease. But more than that, Apple also has many benefits, especially for women. In addition, there are many more other facts about the apple that has not healthy you know, the following among others:
Apples can be used as lowering a fever that is the way grates
Steamed apple with honey can be used to treat dry cough and clear mucous from the lungs.
Lowering Cholesterol, eating an apple one day in six months will reduce levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body as much as 23 percent. In contrast levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the body will increase by 4 percent.
Protecting bone. Apples contain flavonoids called phloridzin may help prevent osteoporosis and can increase bone density. The content of boron in apples also strengthen bones and help overcome disease Asthma. One study found that children with asthma who drank apple juice every day can reduce the pain than those who did not drink. In addition, children born to pregnant women who consume apples reduces the risk of suffering from asthma.
Weight loss, apple can make them lose a sense of hunger because they contain 240 calories per fruit. The women who want to eat the fruit of this one do not be afraid, because eating apples will not make you gain weight, it can actually reduce your weight, so that any curves can still be maintained.
Many people know honey only limited food, but do you know that in the honey itself there are many benefits. In terms of the health of honey in the concentration of A 30% to 50% function much better than other antibiotics. Thick honey stop the growth of bacteriaCandida alb. Honey watery by 40% to be bacteridal (bacteria killer), so it can act as anti-bacterial and anti fungal. Here are some of the benefits of honey:
1. In terms of health
Increasing the growth of beneficial bacteria and inhibit harmful bacteria:
Honey helps to increase the growth of bifidobacteria, which is a bacteria that is very important to maintain digestive health and honey also helps inhibit harmful bacteria such as Helicobacter pylori, which can cause ulcers in the stomach.
Helps absorption of calcium Gluconic acid content in honey can help increase calcium absorption.
As an antioxidant Nutritional content in honey such as vitamin C, organic acids, enzymes, phenolic acids and flavonoids for antioxidant benefits high.
Accelerate wound healing
Honey has a high hygroscopic properties (easy to absorb water). When applied to open wounds, honey attract water content of the wound, making the wound dry quickly, so it can help speed wound healing. Honey can also reduce swelling in the wound so that wounds can heal faster. Antimicrobial properties of honey may help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi that cause infection in the wound.
Honey is good for the eyes and vision. Mix honey and carrot juice beneficial for eyesight and good for those who often linger in front of the computer work.
Honey can overcome respiratory problems, such as research conducted in Bulgaria on the therapeutic effects of honey benefits of persons with respiratory tract like bronchitis, asthma and sinusitis showed satisfactory results. This research was conducted by S. Mladenov with his paper titled “Disease of the Air Passages Treated With Honey”. The study involved 17,862 patients with respiratory tract consists of 8836 men and 9.026 women with age range 21-60 years.
2. In terms of beauty
Benefits of Honey which is used for beauty has been proven since the time of Cleopatra. So many benefits of honey, both for health and beauty.
A Honey is an antioxidant that can improve the beauty of the skin, soften and make the youth
Honey softens the lips, moisturize and prevent dry lips or chapped
Honey can eliminate acne
Honey remove stains and black spots on the face and prevent wrinkles