It regulates cholesterol levels and blood sugar, antioxidants with anti-cancer activity, laxative if eaten cooked, astringent when eaten raw, important vitamins to fight tiredness, lack of appetite and to facilitate digestion, it protects teeth, hair and nails.
Apple, if eaten with the peel, is able to lower the cholesterol levels and to regulate the blood sugar. This fruit is also rich in antioxidants. If eaten raw it is astringent but if eaten cooked has laxative action against constipation. It contains the vitamin B1, that counteracts the loss of appetite and tiredness, and the vitamin B2, that aids digestion and strengthens hair and nails. The apple also contains fluoride, that strengthens teeth and protects them from tooth decay.