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Apples Everyday!

 Have you ever heard, “An apple a-day keeps the doctor away”? Why? Well, the active ingredient, malic acid, which softens the liver and gallbladder stones, making them easier to pass through the bile ducts. Apples and apple juice are an excellent source of malic acid.

There are other sources, some of which are:

  • Cherries
  • Apricots
  • Cranberries
  • Peaches
  • Rhubarb
  • Plums
  • Tomatoes
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Gooseberries
  • Raspberries
  • Un-distilled, unfiltered apple cider vinegar

Additional nutrients in apples include:

  • Boron and phlordzin (a flavonoid)
  • Quercetin (a flavonoid)
  • Naringin (a flavonoid)
  • Fiber
  • Pectin
  • Galacturonic acid

The benefits of these nutrients are:

  • Protection of bones
  • Lowers risk of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Reduces risk of lung cancer
  • May prevent colon or liver cancer
  • Lowers levels of LDL cholesterol
  • And, helps manage diabetes.

My recommendation for best results is to take a bite of your apple, chew until it is applesauce in your mouth (20-30 times) and let it drizzle down your throat. By doing this, you have increased all of the digestive juices and stimulated the peristalsis muscle action to maximize benefits!

Every season is apple season!

  • Apple sauce
  • Baked spiced apples
  • Apple smoothies
  • Apple juice
  • Dried apple chips with cinnamon

It’s as easy as chopping them and adding to a salad. Spinach, kale, lettuce, or cabbage.

More healthy recipes in Part II of Intestinal Health ~ A Practical Guide To Complete Abdominal Comfort. www.intestinalhealthbook.com



About the Author : Mardell HillMardell has over 17 years of experience in cleansing and has operated Clear Health since 2005. “Colonic enemas are a detoxification opportunity for people seeking alternatives to laxatives and creating better bowel movement. Colon cleansing may be the most important step you take to establishing and maintaining optimum health.” –Mardell, certified colonic enema assistant.View all posts by Mardell Hill

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