People who eat more fruit have a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia and depression – by Dr Nicola Bondonno from Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.
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'If you have to choose between apple juice and soda, apple juice is going to be the better choice, but if you are choosing between apple juice and a whole apple, you are better off taking the whole apple' - 'The Health Benefits of Apples' on the A&P website. @BondonnoN
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'Apples may protect us from diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity (meaning that your body doesn’t need to produce as much insulin) and helping with the maintenance of a healthy body weight.'
This advice comes from Dr Nicola Bondonno, a researcher at Edith Cowan University in Australia. She has a PhD in Nutrition and has spent four years researching the health benefits of apples.
Read more about Nicola's findings in 'The Health Benefits of Apples', a new 'Journal of Apples' article that she has written especially for Apples & People.
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