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Side Effects Of Apple

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Side effects of appleTalking about the side effects of apple may surprise you as the mere mention of apples, reminds us of the old proverb - An apple a day keeps the doctor away. In fact it is true that apples are very beneficial for health. Apples should be eaten because of their medicinal and nutritional value. However, recent researches have proved the side effects of apples, which though not really serious, should still be kept in mind while munching on your favorite fruit. Furthermore, the side effects of Apples can be easily overcome and avoided if the fruit is consumed properly.


 


Some Side Effects Of Apple


Several observations have indicated that apple as an ingredient is devoid of any side effects but if the consumption is excess then it can adversely affect the body system. So, before discussing the side effects of apples, we should understand that fresh apples should be eaten but over-consumption should be avoided.


 


Apple Seeds Are Harmful For Health – One can enjoy the health benefits of apples as long as the seeds are not consumed along with the fruit. It has been found that apple seeds are poisonous in nature as it contains cyanide. If apples seeds are eaten regularly, it results in the release of cyanide in the stomach during digestion. This is the reason why the symptoms of poisoning do not appear immediately after consuming seeds. It has been found that if one cup of apple seeds are eaten, it can even lead to death.


 


Allergy To Apples – Many people are found to be allergic to the fruits of Rosaceae family. Apples belong to this family and people sensitive to the other members of this family viz. Plum, Apricot, Peach, Pear, Strawberry and Almond are also sensitive to apples. So, such persons should consult the doctor before having apples.


 


Apple As A Medicine – Apple as a fruit has lots of nutritional as well as health value, so many medicines are made from it. The dosage of such medicines is not well known, so its consumption in larger amount might create some side effects.


 


Apple Juice Side Effects – Apple juice is considered good for health but it has been observed that large quantities of apple juice can lead to diarrhoea. In addition, people who are on the diet of apple juice often complain for headaches, tiredness and dizziness.


 


In this way, we have seen that side effects of apple are not directly associated with it, instead it’s over consumption or sensitiveness can cause some mild negative effects.


 


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