15/12/2018 ~ An apple a day keeps the doctor away?

La Mozzarella in Carrozza - An apple a day keeps the doctor away?


I think there's something wrong in the way I'm handling this blog. I'm looking for everything. Few days ago, for example, I was wondering if the Italian proverb "An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" Was true.

I bumped into the web site of the CNR, the Institute of Food Sciences National Research Council of Italy and I found some information.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

We all know that apples are healthy, especially Fuji and Annurca ones. Many studies, both experimental and clinical, have shown the preventive role of apples against chronic degenerative diseases, included cancer. We can say then that, yes, an apple a day may keeps the doctor away.

Old hen make good broth

Research confirm it: older hens meat are the richest in fat than the younger ones so more tasty.

Good wine makes good blood

Molecules in the skin grapes are transferred into the wine during wine-making. For example, resvetrarol has anti-cancer, cardio protective and anti inflammatory properties. Of course, you should remember the amount of alcohol that wine has. So "one glass of wine a day makes good blood" would be better.

Orange is gold in the morning, silver at noon, lead at night.

Only half true. It is said that you should eat oranges in the morning because during the day they would be too heavy. This is not scientifically proved. On the contrary, it is true that oranges are not indicated to those people who suffer from acid reflux.