When eating an apple, most people will peel and discard skin first. And if you’ve certainly clean and not polluted hazardous substances, the skin should go eat an apple because it could help prevent obesity.
Apple skin can help you lose weight because they contain a chemical compound called ursolic acid. In previous studies, this compound is better known for its benefits in helping the formation of muscle mass and increase strength.
Now, new research from the University of Iowa show that ursolic acid is not only beneficial to the muscle but also can affect the metabolism of fat. In addition to increasing fat burning, these compounds also increase the formation of good fats. (more…)