AWE­SOME! AP­PLE PEEL MAY BAT­TLE MS!

National Enquirer - - HEALTH WATCH -

AN AP­PLE a day may keep mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis away. A chem­i­cal in the fruit’s peel has shown mirac­u­lous prop­er­ties that could re­verse dam­age caused by the con­di­tion! Re­searchers from Thomas Jef­fer­son Univer­sity in Philadel­phia gave par­a­lyzed mice a com­pound of ur­so­lic acid, which is what keeps ap­ples look­ing shiny, and some of the mice were able to walk again. “It is en­cour­ag­ing to see a com­pound that both halts and re­pairs MS dam­age in the lab,” said study co-au­thor Pro­fes­sor Guang-Xian Zhang. This dis­cov­ery could rev­o­lu­tion­ize the treatment and out­come of MS, which at­tacks the cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem.

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