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Who shouldn't eat apples: Find out if it's not you

Who shouldn't eat apples: Find out if it's not you Illustrative photo (Photo: Freepik.com)
Author: Daria Shekina

Apples are probably the most popular Ukrainian fruit that everyone loves. But some people can't indulge in them.

Who shouldn't eat apples - read in the material of RBC-Ukraine.

The material uses data from Health.com and Eat well websites.

What's beneficial about apples

Apples are rich in various vitamins and micronutrients, such as C, B1, B2, P, E, as well as manganese, potassium, and iron. They are rich in pectin, which can improve complexion and slow down aging processes. The fiber in apples is slowly absorbed, which helps to maintain a feeling of fullness and assists in weight control.

Thanks to their hypoallergenic nature, apples are suitable for a wide range of people.

Who shouldn't eat apples

Thus, consumption of apples should be avoided in the following cases:

  • In the presence of gastritis, stomach ulcers, and duodenal ulcers.
  • In the presence of inflammatory processes in the pancreas.
  • In the case of apple intolerance.
  • In the presence of diabetes, it is recommended to avoid eating sweet red apples, and it's better to choose green varieties.
  • If the goal is weight loss, it is advisable to pay attention to the previous point.

Can you eat apples before bed?

Apples are harmful in the evening for people with gastrointestinal problems and those who suffer from diabetes. It is also advisable to avoid consuming this fruit in case of individual intolerance, as even a small piece can cause a severe exacerbation.