An apple (peel) a day may keep your muscles stronger!

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 08, 2011, 10:33

Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered that a waxy substance known as ursolic acid found in the apple peel reduces muscle atrophy and promotes muscle growth in mice.

Antioxidant in apple extends lifespan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 12:35

Fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, broccoli, blueberries and apples, are excellent sources of antioxidants.

Apples and pears may help keep strokes away

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:41

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables with white flesh, such as apples and pears, may protect against stroke, according to a new study.

`An apple a day may send you to a dentist`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 09:01

It`s said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but researchers now say eating the fruit may damage your teeth and force you to visit a dentist.

How flavanol in grapes and apples may benefit cardiovascular health

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 14:03

A new study has provided new insights into how flavanols and procyanidins may work in the body to exert cardiovascular benefits.

Blueberries and apples tied to lower diabetes risk

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 10:23

Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new US study.

Apples, onions, oranges `can prevent blood clots`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 16:23

A team have found that a chemical found in apples, oranges and onions could prevent blood clot formation in the arteries and veins.

Apple peel can help stave off high BP

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 17:07

Eating an apple a day without removing the peel can help prevent high blood pressure.