Dried Apple Benefits
- Good for Weight Loss
Apples are high in fiber and water: two qualities that make them filling. Researchers think that apples are more filling because they’re less energy- dense, yet still deliver fiber and volume. Furthermore, some natural compounds in them may promote weight loss.
- Good for Heart
Apples have been linked to a lower risk of heart disease. Apples contain soluble fiber, the kinds that can help lower the blood cholesterol levels.
They also contain polyphenols, which have antioxidant effects. Many of these are concentrated in the peel. One of these polyphenols is the flavonoid epicatechin, which may lower blood pressure.
- Linked to a Lower Risk of Diabetes
The polyphenols in apples (Dried apples) help prevent tissue damage to beta cells in the pancreas. Beta cells produce insulin in the body and are often damaged in people with type 2 diabetes.
- They Have Prebiotic Effects and Promote Good Gut Bacteria
Dried Apples contain pectin, a type of fiber that acts as a prebiotic. This means it feeds the good bacteria in your gut.
Your small intestine doesn’t absorb fiber during digestion. Instead, it goes to your colon, where it can promote the growth of good bacteria.