Apples Help Boost Brain Power!

November 15, 2013

It's no secret that people who are the most healthy among us enjoy a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Health experts everywhere agree that we should be eating more for our better health. Over the years research has shown us that some foods can help prevent heart disease, cancers, high blood pressure, and a wide variety of other more minor ailments.  Now, health experts are finding that some of these "Superfoods" can even increase brain power. There is a whole category of "Brain Food". Pretty cool right! 

Apples are one of the foods that health experts say will help you think clearly, boost your memory and of course contribute to overall good health. There is of course the old adage, "you are what you eat" and "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" which certainly still holds true today. Berries, cherries, oysters even curry are ranking high among the foods that help boost your brain power. 

But what makes the apple top this list? Well, apples contain a certain group of nutrients and compounds that could help protect the brain from the type of damage that triggers neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Flavanoids called quercetin have been show to protect the brain from oxidative injury. 

In addition to boosting brain power apples also help build strong teeth, promote heart health and give you energy! What an amazing fruit! You can explore more on the apple section of our site and find your favorite variety. If you need help finding an apple you like, have questions or just want to say hi, let us know in the comments below.