Cholesterol Control Tips: Apples contain a large amount of polyphenols and fiber, which help in removing cholesterol from the body.
Almost everyone knows that apples are very beneficial for health. But do you know that eating 2 apples every day can reduce bad cholesterol levels to a great extent? It can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. According to researchers, eating apples relaxes blood vessels and thereby increases blood circulation. Apples are rich in polyphenols and fiber, which help in removing cholesterol from the body. Representative Image
Cholesterol is actually a waxy substance present in the blood that helps build cells and hormones. A normal level of cholesterol is less than 200 milligrams per deciliter of blood. But when its amount becomes more than normal, it accumulates in blood vessels and affects blood flow. This increases the risk of stroke and heart attack. Representative Image
Cholesterol problem is increasing continuously in last few years and people of all ages are suffering from high cholesterol. But it is possible to solve this problem only by changing some lifestyle. This cholesterol can be easily controlled at home. Along with this, dietary changes are also important. Representative Image
A recent study found that eating two apples a day can reduce bad cholesterol levels by up to 40 percent. Researchers from the University of Reading in England conducted this study in 2019. According to researchers, eating apples relaxes blood vessels and improves blood circulation. Even elderly people can benefit from eating an apple a day. Representative Image
How does apple reduce cholesterol? According to researchers, apples contain a large amount of polyphenols and fiber, which help remove cholesterol from the body and improve blood circulation. Fiber reaches our body to produce fatty acids, which in turn control cholesterol levels in the liver. The nutrition of apples removes excess cholesterol present in the body and improves the functioning of the arteries. It strengthens the heart muscle and improves blood circulation in all parts of the body. Representative Image
But only eating apples will not do. Some other lifestyle changes are necessary to keep cholesterol at bay. Like- 1. Exercising for at least 30 minutes every day,
2. Consuming fruits and vegetables instead of excess non-vegetarian food 3. Healthy lifestyle, 4. Regular check-ups etc. (Disclaimer: This report is for general information only, so always seek expert advice for details.) Representative Image