Apples: curiosities, nutritional values and properties!
It is one of the sugariest fruits, think that 10 g of
its 14g of carbohydrates per 100g of apple, are of
fructose, a simple sugar. Contains fibre
soluble prebiotics that nourish the good bacteria of
our intestinal microbiome and push them to produce
cooked chain fatty acids that protect the cells themselves
of the intestinal endothelium . If you suffer from constipation the
Grandma's remedy of cooked apple and cinnamon can
help. Insoluble fibers are present in the peel.
Those who suffer from intestinal problems will have to do
attention both for the high quantity of fibers and for the
presence of molecules called FODMAPs . It is rich in
antioxidant polyphenols which are mainly found
in the peel of red apples. Among these stands out
quercitin which in addition to counteracting aging
cell protects against inflammatory diseases.
Cider , brandy, calvados are extracted from the apple,
the verjuice, the vinegar and the 'ointment' (based on the pulp of the
fruit) has always been considered the best remedy as
proclaims the English proverb 'Apple a day, octor away ':
it allows you to combat the failures of time and
maintain eternal youth.
In legends the apple is the miraculous nourishment for
excellence, procures immortality , knowledge and
wisdom provided it comes from the Other World. AND'
the figure of the terrestrial globe represents power
supreme and satisfies the desire for total possession, of
absolute dominance over others.
How to eat apples and how to choose them
Excellent raw, in fruit salads and in smoothies . The juice yes
use instead of sugar. Cooked and
flavored with your favorite spices they are excellent
after meal. Very popular in strudel and in
general in desserts. Good in mixed salads or with
Choose apples with nice, bright , firm skin
and without dents. If the stem is green, the apple is
been caught recently.
STORE at room temperature, in the refrigerator yes
they keep for a long time . Remove the apples
rotten so as not to rot those close to them.