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1. the edible fruit of the rosaceous tree, Malus sylvestris ; in dried powdered form it is used as an antidiarrheal.
2. something that resembles this fruit.
Adam's apple laryngeal prominence.
Apples may be useful in reducing the risk of cancer, controlling DM, favourably altering GI transit times in both constipation and diarrhea, and for cardiovascular disease, as pectin decreases cholesterol
applePopular nutrition The fruit of the tree Malus sylvestris, which has a long tradition as a 'healthy food'; the components responsible for the apple's effect include its high pectin content, soluble fiber, and polyphenols. See Healthy foods.
The edible, more-or-less spheric fruit of trees of the genus Malus.
see malus sylvestris.
ingestion of large amounts can cause lactic acidosis, or manganese deficiency resulting in congenital chondrodystrophy.
Patient discussion about apple
Q. what about drinking vinger apple to keep fit?
A. 90% of the alternative medicine people use are not tested clinically. it doesn't mean they don't work, just that that no one tested them to see if they are truly useful and what is the active ingredient in them. in a site i found they gave a big list of what can apple vinegar can help you for. from acne to cholesterol, diabetes and Menstrual problems. too much if you ask me. if there were 3-5 things on the list it was reasonable. but almost 20? so you might as well take it cause it wouldn't hurt you. but i'm not sure about the usefulness. try it and let me know :)More discussions about apple