Dr. Christopher Adams from University in Iowa-Apple Peel Helps in Building Muscle Mass and Control Weight
“One apple a day keeps the doctor away“is something that you have certainly heard before, but this wouldn`t be so if it wasn`t for the apple peel. Chemicals behind the bright apple’s peel have health benefits in building muscle mass, as well as in maintenance of healthy bodily weight.
Ursolic acid keeps cholesterol and sugar blood under control, which means that one whole apple a day, can do miracles. The importance of the apple peel was discovered by Dr. Adams, American expert on the effect of the hormones on human body. He discovered that apple peel stops the muscles from wasting. Muscle wasting is a common result of illness and ageing.
He has been examining over 1300 chemicals, but ursolic acid was the one has drawn his attention-. The researcher added a supplemented diet at mice and subjected them on series of medical tests. Small animals gain greater musculature and their control became easier. Mice fed with apple peel had lower cholesterol level and around third less fat (triglycerides) in the blood.
Dr. Christopher Adams from University in Iowa highlighted the importance of the apple peel. Ursolic acid improves the insulin effect that acts as a factor for muscle growth. This acid is particularly concentrated in apple peel, but it is also found in small amounts in cranberries and prunes and in basil, oregano and thyme. People who eat “junk food“do not intake in the organism.
Another fact is that fruit flies that ate the apple extract lived 10% longer than those who did not eat. Nevertheless, they can move, climb and fly easier and better than those of the same age.
Those who eat apples have a 20 percent less chances to have a heart attack.