Dr. Avnish Jolly,7 June:Apple a day keeps a doctor away, if doctor is handsome / beautiful keep an apple away. Still it’s an individual choice but adding leafy green vegetables, juices or fruit (made from apples or purple grapes) in diet helps to prevent clogged arteries. Purple grape juice was the most potent, followed by purple grapes, apple juice, and apples. Other antioxidants, such as vitamin C and carotenoids may also contribute to their overall effect People who were fed grape juice had the lowest risk of developing artery problems.
Benefits came from the fruits’ high levels of phenols, a potent antioxidant. Antioxidants in various foods are already known to be beneficial to heart health. In this case, the research team wanted to see how juicing affected the phenol content, because most studies have looked at raw fruit. The hamsters were given an amount of fruit equivalent to three apples, or three bunches of grapes for a human weighing 154 pounds (70 kg), and drank the equivalent of four glasses of juice daily.
One can measure fasting insulin level if have any of the following problems it is highly likely you have insulin resistance syndrome:
• High Cholesterol
• High Blood Pressure
• Yeast Infections
Protein nutritional types need to be careful about eating too much fruit. Fruits should be consumed cautiously if one has the above conditions; freshly squeezed fruit juice has about eight full teaspoons of sugar per eight-ounce glass so you need to be extra careful with juice. Commercial pasteurized juices sweetened with added sugar or artificial sweeteners should be avoided as they have very little nutritional value.
Whether fruits are good for health depends on several factors including:
• Current state of health
• Nutritional type
• Type of fruit
The health benefits of both grapes and apples have been studied and confirmed, however too much fruit juice is not good, because the juice is so high in sugar and vitamin C it can cause problems if consumed in high quantities. Fruit juice experienced several health benefits, including:
• Lower cholesterol
• Less oxidative stress
• Less fat accumulation in their aorta
Purple grape juice was the most potent, followed by purple grapes, apple juice, and apples. Other antioxidants, such as vitamin C and carotenoids may also contribute to their overall effect. Carbohydrate types tend to fare well with fruit and can safely consume moderate amounts. All nutritional types should try to eat primarily the specific fruits that are best for their unique biochemistry. Some of the best fruits to eat are small berries.
According to Ayurveda seasonal fruits are more beneficial than stored fruits and healthy constituents of the fruit are stored in the skin and the seeds. Consuming regularly leafy green vegetables i.e. spinach, kale and broccoli, can offer similar heart-healthy benefits as grapes and apples along with water, without disrupting insulin levels in the process. Both contain a myriad of compounds, in addition to antioxidants and vitamin C, which have been linked with heart health, including: