Health Benefit Of Berries...Fighting Cancer, Alzheimer's and Helping You Lose Weight Too!
The health benefit of berries
Every week we are reading about the extraordinary benefit of berries.
Many berries are joining the 'superfood' status league. Sales of berries are soaring, so much so, that suppliers are reporting that they are struggling to keep up with the high demand.
What makes berries so healthy? What are the health benefit of berries?
Well...they have a high content of vitamins and phytochemicals, which enables them to prevent or fight off disease and treat certain disorders.
More health benefit of berries? They are great
immune system boosters.
Berries are nature's own vitamin supplements...
helping to fight cancer
and Alzheimers. Some berries are even believed to assist in helping weight loss.
Here is a list of these amazing berries along with the daily recommended portion. Just click the individual links to discover more about each berry.
Daily Portion...A handful
Just starting to appear on the supermarket shelves. This super berry is a natural cholesterol controller, helps to prevent cancer...oh, and it's supposed to be natures viagra!
Also known as the chokeberry this lesser known berry is an antioxidant powerhouse. Belived to be 'The Healthiest Fruit in the World!'
It's ORAC rating is the highest recorded for a fruit.
Daily Portion...80g (approx one handful) or one glass of juice.Helps with urinary tract infections, inhibits E.Coli, tooth decay and gum disease.
Daily Portion...Two handfulsHelps with eye health, good vision, inhibits blood clot formation, has anti-cancer properties too.
Daily Portion... About a handful.This 'miracle' fruit from the Himalayas is very high in vitamin C, helps fights heart disease and cancer also
protecting the skin from sun damage.
Daily Portion...About a handful.A proper superfood. Helps slow down ageing, lowers cholesterol and
and the risk of cancer too.
Daily Portion...a handful. A good source of manganese and vitamin C boosting the immune system. Very high in antioxidants.
Now here is a new kid on the block but what an amazing berry this is. Right near the top of the antioxidant league, and believed to be excellent for weight loss too. Highly nutritious and a potent free radical fighter.
Daily Portion...Approx 9 (or a handful).This is the one for keeping energy levels but also losing weight at the same time. High in Vitamin C, fights cancer and boosts immune system.
Daily Portion...Approx 15-20 (or a heaped handful)Claimed that they contain more than ten times amount of antioxidants than
Helps making red blood cells and can boost male fertility.
Daily Portion...A handful.This amazing little berry is a fighter of inflammation and is believed to help with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's.
Let us not forget the
berry, high in vitamin C and the lesser known
even higher in vitamin C, also
not to be mistaken for the kiwi fruit, they are a nutritional powerhouse.
Check out the amazing
....high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
And the even lesser known, amazing
Also check out the new emerging 'trendy' nutritionally packed
high in protein too!
Sloe Berries.. Drink Your Way to Sloe Aging!
So, there you are, the tremendous health benefit of berries. Make sure you introduce them into your diet (if you haven't already).
There are soooo many ways you can consume them. Juices, sprinkle them on your favorite cereal, bake a fruit cake (bluberry muffins!!) or make a great tasting jam.
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