Apples lower cholesterol by at least 16%. The pectin in apples reduces LDL or “bad cholesterol”.
Apples reduce risk of lung cancer due to levels of flavanoids, naringen and quercetin.
An apple a day reportedly lowers the risk of breast cancer by as much as 17%
Apples also reduce the risk of colon cancer as they assist effective functioning of the digestive tract. The pectin in apples sends the body galactronic acid, lowering the body’s need for insulin and helping to manage diabetes effectively.