Can eating an apple a day really keep the doctor away? There’s a lot of truth behind many of the old wives tales and sayings and, whilst it may not bring with it an absolute guarantee of no visit to the doctor, eating an apple a day certainly has many health benefits. Other fruits are good for you, but an apple contains many of the benefits of other fruits, all rolled into one, neatly packaged snack, so here are just eight of the health benefits that you can gain by eating an apple a day:
1. Apples improve your digestion
Health benefits of apples include better digestion. Apples are packed full of the natural fiber that your body needs to maintain a healthy digestive system. Eating one a day will keep you ‘regular’ and help you avoid the pain and discomfort of constipation or indigestion. More importantly, this regulation of your digestive system can help in preventing you from developing cancer of the colon too.
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