Traditionally Used For
- Bowel Stimulator
- Calming of Digestive System
- Cleanse Intestines of Toxins
- Digestive Stimulant
- Weight Loss
A Good Source Of
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B–1, 2, & 6
- Vitamin C
- Folic Acid
- Pantothenic Acid
A good apple for juicing purposes is hard and firm. Avoid those apples that are bruised.
Some people will say you can juice the seeds of the apple and others say you should not due to the fact that apple seeds contain some cyanide. Personally, I do not juice the seeds of apples.
As with all fruits and vegetables, it is best to buy organic apples. It's even better if you have an apple tree growing in your backyard!
As you probably already know, non–organic commercial apple growers will put wax on the apples. This is what makes the apples shine. It's for this reason that I prefer organic apples as I don't want to be juicing wax too!
If it is not possible to get non–waxed apples, then it is best to peel the apples.
When you do buy an apple, check it for worms. It's a fact of life... worms do like apples and there is nothing you can do about this. Chances of finding a worm are slim, but it has been known to happen.
As with many fruits and vegetables, the peel contains a lot of nutrition. If you are not able to juice the peel, then the Vitamin A content will be substantially reduced.
Chinese Herbal Information
5 Elements: wood,earth
5 Flavors: sour,sweet
Nothing to report.
Cautions & Suggestions:
Nothing to report.
- Low Blood Sugar
- Lubricates The Lungs
- Promotes Digestion
Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies That You Might Like
I have personally been using herbal and homeopathic remedies with great success since 1992. So like me, you might find that in addition to juicing, the following herbal and/or homeopathic remedies may be beneficial in helping you achieve greater and better health.
→ Don't see the right remedy for you? View a wide selection of more herbal and homeopathic remedies for various health concerns.
- YouthShield Naturals Get Buffed Exfoliator with Glycolic Acid 3.5%
Anti-aging exfoliating wash buffs away dull skin and impurities for brighter, polished skin and a radiant, younger-looking complexion.
- ProsPet Drops
Promotes prostate gland health, plus healthy bladder, urinary tract and bowel movements.
- Allergy Itch Ease Granules
Homeopathic medicine for skin allergies for pets.
- Liver Dr.
Supports healthy liver functioning.
- YouthShield Naturals Resveratrol Repair Complex with Squalane & Peptides
Age-defying moisturizer with Resveratrol diminishes expression lines, stimulates collagen synthesis and revives dull skin for a softer, more delicate appearance.
Picture of Apples
An Empire apple.
Photo by Peggy Greb.
Apple — Nutritional Analysis
- Value / 100 g
- Total lipid (fat)
- Carbohydrate, by difference
- Fiber, total dietary
- Calcium, Ca
- Iron, Fe
- Magnesium, Mg
- Phosphorus, P
- Potassium, K
- Sodium, Na
- Zinc, Zn
- Copper, Cu
- Manganese, Mn
- Selenium, Se
- Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin B-6
- Folate, total
- Folic acid
- Folate, food
- Folate, DFE
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin A, IU
- Vitamin A, RAE
- Vitamin E
- Tocopherol, alpha
- Amino Acids
- Aspartic acid
- Glutamic acid
Have you been wanting to do hatha yoga (stretching) but have found it either too difficult or you are not that flexible? If yes, and even if no, watch Jesse do some pure hatha yoga routines.
flow yoga, each pose in pure or traditional hatha yoga is held for a few minutes. While holding the pose, you focus the mind on the stretch. When you focus the mind, that's when you find silence.
Jesse is not flexible — never has been and probably never will be flexible like others. But it doesn't matter. In pure hatha yoga, how flexible you are makes no difference. It's all about loving the pose and focussing the mind on the stretch.
If you want to learn pure hatha yoga, now you can by following Jesse on a series of hatha yoga routines.
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