Hormonal imbalances. Woman, particularly, can have mood changes that go up and down with their monthly cycles. Eating an apple a day helps to smooth out the emotional ups and downs of menopause. Apples contain boron, which boosts blood levels of estrogen and other compounds that prevent calcium loss and bone demineralization.
To make Fresh Applesauce, peel and quarter 4 apples. Put in food processor or blender with a little apple juice or water. Pulse until sauce forms. Add a ripe banana for creaminess. Flavor with cinnamon and vanilla. Eat right away before sauce turns brown. http://www.embassyofheaven.com/catalog/simple.htm