12 Health Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day

Helps in Reducing your Cholesterol Levels

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Eating a medium apple gives you more fiber than many portions of cereal. This explains why people struggling with bad cholesterol levels have for quite some time, preferred apples to any other fruit. The reason is simple; apples are highly packed with pectin, which is a soluble fiber.

Pectin helps reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body by reducing the oxidation of LDL (Low-Density Lipoproteins). Oxidation leads to usage and continuously built up of the bad cholesterol; however, with adequate pectin in the body, there are low chances of heart disease and atherosclerosis.