Previous studies indicated that an apple a day, including the peel, can lower cholesterol levels.
Recent research suggests even more benefits.
“Apart from being a source of energy, food is known to influence an individual’s overall fitness. A growing number of studies have demonstrated the health benefits of phytochemicals, the chemical substances found in plants.”
"Previous studies find they have a link to reducing the risk of diseases like cancer, heart disease, and dementia. Researchers believe quercetin and DHBA act in combination to promote neurogenesis and brain function when consumed in high amounts. “The effects were comparable to those seen after physical exercise – a known stimulus for neurogenesis,”
And of course, "more research is needed."
Edited by Rogerdodger, 11 February 2021 - 09:08 PM.