The blueberry: this small berry is true for the health of our body: from burning in excess fat to improve our memory capacity, to prevent and combat cystitis. They are also very versatile: infusions, juices, extracts, fresh, mixed in sweet and savory dishes … black blueberries can be consumed in all sauces!
Small and discreet shrub that grows in the twilight of the woods, the blackberry produces well recognizable berries thanks to their violet color. For therapeutic purposes we use the leaves and fruits harvested in summer and dried. But the blueberry can also be eaten fresh or used to prepare delicious juices and delicious jams.
Meanwhile, take a look at all the benefits of red fruits …
1. Rewind Power: Rewind time
Do not you want to get old? Fortunately, blueberries have a good amount of antioxidants to slow down the process of cellular aging : the vitamins A and C present in blueberry contribute to the health of collagen , responsible for cellular regeneration of the skin. In short, less wrinkles with blueberries or later, as well as bags under the eyes and other unpleasant imperfections, thanks to the ability of the blueberry to keep our skin hydrated.
2. They have an extraordinary amount of antioxidants
Are you perhaps thinking, “Where can I find a fruit that is rich in anthocyanins, vitamins C, B, E and A, copper, selenium, zinc and iron?” or “Where can I find the long life elixir?”. Well, you found it: this little bluish fruit contains exactly all of this!
3. They are excellent fat burner
The catechins present in blueberries activate the fat burner genes in the abdominal fat cells: they are therefore extraordinary allies in the fight against weight.
4. They can improve memory
Are you forgetful? Do you lose your house keys too often? Blueberry can be your big friend.
The anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants, give the blueberry its characteristic violet and bluish color, but they are also allies of memory, because they increase the mnemonic activity.
Daily consumption of cranberry juice leads to a significant improvement in our mnemonic faculties after only 12 weeks.
So, first, remember where you put blueberries!
5. They fight cystitis
All women know how annoying urinary infections are: if they are in the middle of an acute bacterial cystitis (UTI) they know it even better … Cranberry juice is a true medicine against cystitis, but also the Blueberry can have the same beneficial effects.
6. Improve circulation
If you suffer from heaviness or swollen legs think of the blueberry! The ability of this small berry to improve circulation is known since ancient times.
7. They are anti-inflammatory
Eating blueberries can relieve inflammation, including rheumatoid arthritis and skin inflammation. In addition to being a painkiller, the blackberry is therefore a valuable natural anti-inflammatory!
8. Improve sight
Blackberry improves night vision and visual fatigue. It also promotes retinal tissue regeneration and is also useful in cases of vascular disorders of the eye. This is why it is recommended for preventing and fighting eye diseases. If you want to see better and take care of your eyes, drink a lot of cranberry juice!
9. They fight diarrhea
The blackberry is rich in substances that prevent the development of bacteria: for this it is effective in treating diarrhea and other disorders of the digestive tract such as indigestion or intestinal inflammation. And thanks to its astringent action promotes healing.
10. They are a great snack
They are delicious, they are small and easy to carry: in short, blueberries can be an optimal snack during the day! You can freeze, then use them to embellish a salad, they are fine for breakfast and as a dessert. And they are definitely not very calories.
In short, there are no excuses: you have to eat more blueberries!