There are many varieties of apples, here we talk about green apple or Granny Smith, characterized by a green peel and a slightly acidulous pulp. The green color indicates the presence of chlorophyll, the indispensable pigment for photosynthesis with anti-aging properties useful to counteract free radicals and oxidation processes, that are the aging processes, of the cells and the body. Chlorophyll is also a remedy against intestinal swelling and gas production. Green apple is also rich in folate, essential for DNA and protein synthesis, and fibers, helpful to regulate the bowel movements. This fruit has also a high satiating power by taking under control the sense of hunger, it brings vitamins such as C, more than in the other varieties of apple, A, B, E, important for healthy skin, mineral salts such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium, and pectin, which is depurative and can help revitalize the intestinal flora. Pectin has the power to reduce both absorption and production of cholesterol and is capable to stabilize the glycemic levels. The substances contained in the green apple also help to keep blood pressure under control and strengthen the immune system. To get the most benefit from green apple, it is better not to peel it, but it should be washed and dried very well, in fact also by drying the fruit many dangerous substances such as pesticides are removed. Alternatively, in case of meteorism, you can prepare a juice by centrifuging a green apple with peel, 2 kiwis, 1cm of ginger root and half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
Vitamins and mineral salts, able to keep under control blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, remedy for meteorism and intestinal gases, against constipation, purifying action, it brings folic acid and antioxidants.