How many apples a day is enough?
One apple is definitely not sufficient to maintain or promote our health and well-being. Pharmacological studies on the bioactive constituents present in apples suggest that we need to eat around 100 apples in order to achieve the doses for the reported efficacy 1,2.
What are the bioactive constituents responsible for the health benefits of apples?
Imagine the need to eat 100 apples daily! Is there a better way to obtain the health benefits from apples?
We will explain in the upcoming posts.
1 Loke WM, Hodgson JM, Proudfoot JM, McKinley AJ, Puddey IB, Croft KD. Pure dietary flavonoids quercetin and (-)-epicatechin augment nitric oxide products and reduce endothelin-1 acutely in healthy men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Oct;88(4):1018-25. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/88.4.1018. PMID: 18842789.