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Everyone is familiar with the age-old saying, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away." Often eaten raw, apples have myriad benefits. Moreover, when apples, celery and carrots are blended, the health benefits have no bar. The earliest cultivation of apples probably took place in Turkey thousands of years ago when it was consumed only as a fruit. Since then, this juicy fruit has come long way, and is now also used to make scrumptious pies, jams, and various other delicacies.

Benefits of apple juice are one too many, enriching your body right from almost all types of vitamins to essential minerals like iron, phosphorous, and potassium.
Health Benefits
✦ Raw apple peel contains vitamin A which helps to increase the vision capacity of the eyes, aiding in adjustment during instances of low lighting. The antioxidants found in apples protects the body from cellular damage.

✦ Apple juice has an appreciable amount of vitamin C, which helps in the wear and tear of body cells and tissues, and also in increasing the immunity level. Hence, it is always recommended in case of injuries.
✦ The pectin present in the juice soothes our intestines and also helps us during constipation, and in balancing the utile and the harmful bacteria in the colon.

✦ Pure apple juice benefits us by helping in the proper digestion. It also gets rid of any detrimental toxins from our body. This in turn, reduces diseases in liver and kidneys.

✦ Since apple and its juice has natural sugars present in it, it increases our energy level.
✦ The fiber content in the juice reduces the risk of heart attack.

✦ Another benefit is that it does not allow cholesterol to form in our blood vessels. The apple juice consists of compounds called phytonutrients. These compounds reduce the impact of the LDL (low-density lipoprotein) in our body. The LDL causes a plaque inside the wall of the coronary artery which leads to atherosclerosis.

✦ Also, the antioxidant effect of the juice prevents diseases like cancer.
✦ Since the juice is rich in potassium, it is good for older people because it reduces any kind of arthritis pain or rheumatism.

✦ Allow the apples to ripen for some days. As they ripen, the amount of nutrients in its skin increases.

✦ Instead of allowing your children to drink the harmful aerated drinks, give them apple juice. It is tasty and nutritious.

✦ When apples are mixed with carrots and celery, they not only improve our eyesight, but also prevent our bones from becoming brittle.
✦ You can mix it with any other healthy juice and make it even more nutritious. You can mix the juice with either carrot or celery or some other vegetable juices.

✦ Research indicates that apple contains a type of organic polyatomic ion that helps in the betterment of our memory.

✦ The fiber content in apples aids in regular bowel movement, cutting down the possibility of colon cancer.

✦ It, perhaps, also assists in controlling cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of a heart attack.
✦ Apple juices are also known to reduce the risk of asthma.

✦ Having a glass full of apple juice every day keeps Alzheimer's at bay.

✦ Raw apple juice (glass of 8 oz.) contains 110 calories and the same serving of peeled apple juice contributes about 120 calories to your daily diet.
Apple juice is commonly produced on a commercial level solely because of the expenditure involved in its extraction equipment and the process as a whole. Hence, it tends to be cheaper and is available nearly everywhere. With such innumerable and varied benefits, it is hard to decline apple juice, when offered. After all, everyone wants to live a long, good, and a healthy life. As the famous Latin quotation goes, "anima sana in corpore sano" ("Healthy Soul in a Healthy Body"). So, go grab a carton of apple juice at a store near you, today!

Disclaimer: This Buzzle article is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.