Health studies and articles on the health benefits of apples and orchard fruit.
Allergen-free apple within reach
By combining genetic data with the results of skin prick tests in allergic patients, more insight has been gained into the involvement of specific allergen genes in apple allergy.
Antioxidant activity of apple peels
Apples are commonly eaten and are large contributors of phenolic compounds in European and North American diets. The peels of apples, in particular, are high in phenolics
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Apple pectin diet lowers cholesterol
Apples are rich in pectin, a soluble fiber (fibre), which is effective in lowering cholesterol levels.
Apples could protect against Alzheimer's, Parkinsonism, Cornell studies find
A group of chemicals in apples could protect the brain from the type of damage that triggers such neurodegenerative diseases as Alzheimer's and Parkinsonism, according to two new studies from Cornell University food scientists.
Benefits of Apple Juice on Neurotransmitter Affecting Memory
Apples and apple juice may be among the best foods that baby boomers and senior citizens could add to their diet, according to new research that demonstrates how apple products can help boost brain function similar to medication.
Cornell scientists report apple brain health benefits
Apple Nutrients Protect Against Oxidative Damage Linked to Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cornell Study Finds Apples May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
An apple a day can help keep breast cancer away, according to a study in rats by food scientists at Cornell University.
Hackers, Take Note: Study Finds Apples May Reduce Chronic Cough
Study Is Latest to Suggest Apples May Improve Lung Function, Promote Lung Health
New Study Links Apples to Reduced Risk of Stroke
In a study released this week in the May issue of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Finnish researchers concluded there is an association between apple consumption and a reduced risk of stroke, after studying a large group of 9,208 Finnish men and women for more than 25 years.
Study: Apple Procyanidins Linked to Reduced Colon Cancer Risk
French Study Is Latest to Link Apples to Digestive Health
Study: Apples May Have the Guts to Stand Up to Digestive Cancer
Study Links Apple Phytonutrient and Fiber With Reduced Risk of Digestive Cancers