Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Facts of Apple fruit

Apple is a round fruit with firm juicy. It becomes red or yellow skin when ripe. A famous Adam’s apple story tells that in the Garden of Eden, Adam ate a piece of the forbidden fruit that got stuck in his throat. It looks like a small, rounded apple just under the skin in the front of the throat.

Facts of Apple fruit:
  • It contain vitamins like Vitamin C, Beta-Carotene, iron and potassium etc.
  • It have very high mineral contents, pectins, malic acid good in normalizing the intestines.
  • Apple Fruit is used for treatment of anaemia, dysentery, heart disease, headache, eye disorders, and kidney stones.
  • Eating and drinking apples and apple juice, in conjunction with a balanced diet, can protect the brain from the effects of oxidative stress.
  • The best known apples are from Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh etc. Imported apples like Washington apples and Australian apples are available at big departmental stores.
  • It also represents as a symbol of love and beauty.

The rose apple tree may be merely a shrub but is generally a tree reaching 25 or even 40 ft (7.5-12 m) in height, and has a dense crown of slender, wide-spreading branches, often the overall width exceeding the height.

Velvet Apples are rated short on the glycemic index which means they supply a steady stream of sugar to the blood rather than a sudden point. Other apple nutrition facts point to that apples are a good source of potassium, fiber and vitamins A and C.

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