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The apple peel to improve digestion and protect the body

Updated on March 4, 2016

The apple is a delicious fruit, economic and ideal to be included in the daily diet in many different ways. Nevertheless, by preference or because its benefits are not known, many take off the skin before eating.

In reality, though, just like it happens with other fruits, it is in the skin where it focuses most of its nutritional properties, which can provide important benefits to the body for better health.

For this reason, those who throw away the peel are committing a serious mistake, because, although it is not as tasty as the meat is very healthy and it is good to consume.
In our article today, we want to reveal all the goodness that you can get from eating apple peel and share a simple recipe to take advantage of all its benefits for digestion and deflate.
Protects cardiovascular health
In apple peel is a type of fiber known as pectin, which has an important role in high blood cholesterol control.

It also contains a significant amount of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that help prevent cholesterol from being oxidized in the arteries.

Thanks to these nutrients, consumption of apple peel protects the cardiovascular system and reduces the risk of diseases such as atherosclerosis and heart attacks.

Improves digestion

The benefits of the apple skin are particularly useful for improving gastric health. Pectin containing promotes digestion, helping the stomach to break down food more easily and reducing the risk of problems such as constipation.

Thanks to its properties, the consumption of apple peel also helps:

Combat gastritis.
Reduce bloating.
Eliminate the diarrhea.
Eliminate gas.
Reduce abdominal pain.

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