Keep Heart Disease Away with an Apple a Day

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Hi, I'm Dr. Miller. There is a lot of truth to the old add age an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and more apples are even better. Apples are a heart disease fighting power houses, they help reduce inflammation in your body, lower your lawsy LDL cholesterol, protect your heart and even helps you lose weight according to one study.

Even if you don't change one other thing in your diet, simply eating a couple of apples a day for six months can reduce your artery blocking LDL cholestrole by a stunning 23%. That's not all, the apple's pectin which is found in the skin in anti-aging polyphenols reduce inflammation and cut your risk of selling an artery damage, find even bigger 32%.

Exactly how apple happy do you need to get? Aim for two to three fresh red beauties a day. The final kicker, you'll loose weight too. Even though the study participants added 240 extra calories a day from Apples, they wound up losing 3.3 pounds. And for more ways to nourish your health, check out all our smart tips right here.