Using Apples to Treat Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure
Apples are of special value to heart
patients. They are rich in potassium and phosphorus but low in sodium.
From ancient times, apple with honey is considered a very effective
remedy for functional disorders of heart. Research have revealed that
people who consume plenty of potassium through food items are likely to
escape heart attacks. Apples, as a good source of potassium, help in the
alleviation of heart disease.
High Blood Pressure
Apples are considered invaluable in the
cases of high blood pressure. This diet has a rapid and considerable
diuretic effect causing increased secretion of urine and thus bringing
down blood pressure to normal. It also relieves the kidneys by reducing
the supply of sodium chloride to a minimum. In addition, it lowers the
sodium level in the tissues because of the high level of potassium in