Fuji Apple

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From the East to the Tropical Lands

Very rich in nutrients, Fuji apple is a variety obtained from crossing two types: Red Delicious (Argentina) and Ralls apple. Contrary to popular belief, its name does not originate from Mount Fuji, Japan, but from Fujisaki, a region where it was first cultivated in the late 1930s.

 

Fuji apple has a high sugar content, with a firm, crunchy texture and a slightly spicy taste. Its bark has a green background, with yellowish tones and red spots. Medium format, it is one of the most popular in the country. See now why you should include this fruit in your diet.

 

Beneficts

That Fuji apple is very tasty, you already know. But it has more food value than you might think. With phytonutrients that help reduce the risk of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, among other ailments, including it in your diet can make a big difference to your body's health. Discover some benefits of the Fuji apple:

Reduces Cholesterol – A unit of Fuji apple contains about 4 g of fiber, in the form of pectin, a soluble fiber that reduces the body's absorption of fat, helping to fight bad cholesterol.

Prevents Gallstones– Also thanks to the pectin in its composition, regular consumption of Fuji apple helps fight the popular gallstone, caused by excess cholesterol.

Fighting different types of cancers – Apple peel is rich in Triterpenoid Flavones, which reduce the risk of contracting several types of cancer, including the one that affects the pancreas, one of the most aggressive there is. Due to its large amount of fiber, Fuji apple also protects against colorectal cancer.

Increases Body Immunity – Fuji apple has an antioxidant called quercetin, which stimulates the immune system, boosting the body's defenses. Apple fibers are also beneficial in preserving immunity.

 

Helps keep fit – The ursolic acid present in the peel of Fuji or Gala apples has been associated by scientists with a lower risk of obesity, which makes the fruit a good ally for those who want to keep their weight up to date. In addition, it has a low caloric value, having only 56 kcal for every 100 grams of fruit.

 

Prevent Alzheimer's –Regular consumption of Fuji apple increases the level of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which prevents the disease. In general, a diet that includes apples improves brain activities, is good for memory and concentration.

 

Digestion Aid – Rich in dietary fiber, the daily intake of Fuji apple helps improve the functioning of the digestive system, preventing against Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

 

Prevents breathing problems – The phytochemicals and polyphenols, as well as the antioxidant quercetin, present in Fuji apple, help to soothe and prevent asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory problems, ensuring the best functioning of the lungs.

 

Liver Cleansing – Fuji apple is a true ally of the liver, acting as a natural detoxifier, being very effective in reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes. We consume because of an unruly diet.

 

bone health – Rich in calcium, Fuji apple strengthens bones and teeth, and prevents osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis. With no contraindications, the apple is beneficial from growing children to the elderly, who need to strengthen their bones.

 

It's good for the teeth – The apple contains fibers that, in the act of chewing, stimulate the production of saliva, thus reducing the levels of bacteria that cause caries.

 

Gastritis Relief – Quercetin found in its shell protects the lining of the intestine, preventing gastritis and stomach ulcers.

Nutrition Statement 

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Denomination

Fuji apple

 

Conditions of Conservation and/or Use. 

Dry and cool place

 

Origin 

Portugal 

 

Credits: Alimentos

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