She was warned not to do it. But Eve stubbornly took a bite of that first apple anyway.
And let’s face it, in some ways, it’s been downhill ever since.
We were supposed to be living a life of youth and vitality in the Garden. But instead, thanks to Eve’s poor decision making, we’ve had to resign ourselves to growing old and failing health.
But that may all be about to change. Because it turns out that same apple that got us kicked out may very well turn out to be the path back to a long life of amazing health.
Let me explain….
Oxidative stress triggers aging and disease
We know what one of the leading causes of aging is, of course.
When too many free radicals build up in your body they lead to oxidative stress. And that oxidation, in turn, causes damage to your healthy cells.
Your body does its best to clear the damaged cells away using antioxidants. But as you get older, this process becomes less efficient. Until eventually, the damaged cells start to pile up.
Oxidative damage is at the center of most major and chronic diseases including dementia, heart disease, cancer, and aging itself.
But researchers have uncovered a trick that could change everything. A hack that could help keep that first domino from ever falling.
Reverse aging with an apple extract?!
This solution could slow aging to a crawl as it helps clear away and even repairs damaged cells. In other words, it could essentially reverse aging. And yet it’s as simple as they come.
Follow Eve’s lead and eat apples.
You see, apples, contain a potent flavonoid called fisetin. And in a recent comprehensive study out of the University of Minnesota Medical School fisetin turned out to be one of the most powerful antioxidants they tested.
The researchers determined that this super nutrient could help…
- slow, stop and even reverse cell damage
- reduce the effects of inflammation-driven chronic diseases
- improve your quality of life
- extend your lifespan
And best of all you can start reaping those rewards regardless of your age. Which means no matter whether you’re a millennial, middle age, or a mature senior fisetin can deliver some real-world benefits as it helps halt and reverse aging.
The body’s inflammatory response is complicated. But what fisetin can do to help ease your arthritis is simple.
Do you remember I mentioned earlier that inflammation is at the center of every major disease of aging? Well, that includes arthritis.
But fisetin can help control the enzymes that are behind the inflammation. And that means not only could it help ease your existing aches. It could also help stop new bouts of inflammation-driven pain from ever getting started.
Protects the brain:
Keeping your brain firing on all cylinders is the cornerstone of healthy aging. And it turns out fisetin could help us do that too.
Several studies, including three conducted at the renowned Salk Institute for Biological Studies, have found that fisetin protects brain health. And some researchers believe it could even reverse aging in the brain.
Experts say it…
- promotes continued brain cell growth
- supports better memory and recall
- limits brain degeneration
In other words, this flavonoid tackles all aspects of brain aging leaving you with a “younger,” healthier brain.
As a potent antioxidant, fisetin is a natural cancer fighter, destroying and clearing away damaged cells.
A study published in the European Journal of Pharmacology showed fisetin can help slow the spread of breast cancer. And another, published in the International Journal of Cancer, revealed the flavonoid could help fight pancreatic cancer, even in cases where chemotherapy hasn’t been effective.
Relieves pain & anxiety:
Fisetin’s pain-fighting prowess doesn’t end with arthritis. Animal research hints that it could also help us tackle other kinds of pain as well.
A study published in the journal Scientific Reports found fisetin effectively reduced pain. Plus it slashed pain-induced anxiety.
So are you ready to reverse aging and put pain in its place?
The easiest way to bump up the amount of anti-aging fisetin in your body is to eat more foods rich in the flavonoid. And as I mentioned, apples top that list.
But if you’re not an apple fan… or you’re allergic to them… strawberries, cucumbers, and onions are all good sources of the powerful antioxidant too.
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