They may be small but these mighty berries has a lot to offer.
Here’s the list of their mighty benefits:
1.They Fight Against Diseases
Both wild and cultivated blueberries has the highest total of antioxidant capacity. Antioxidants fight disease-inducing free radicals in our body.
2.Helps in Reducing Weight
Blueberry intake affected genes linked to fat burning and storage.
3.Prevents High Blood Pressure
The Blue- Red pigments found in Blueberries which are called “Anthocyanins” helps prevent high blood pressure by lowering the triglycerides and cholesterol level in the body.
4.Aids in Memory Retention
The good thing about Anthocyanins in blueberries is that, they not only helps prevent high blood pressure, but anthocyanins also increases neuronal signalling in brain centres for better memory retention.
5.Lowers your risk of Having Cancer
Pterostilbene, a compound in blueberries has the ability to suppress colon tumour growth, as well as key inflammatory markers.
6.Protects your Kidneys and Urinary Bladder
Like cranberries, blueberries contains compounds that prevents bacteria from adhering to bladder walls, which helps remove Urinary Tract Infections. (UTI)
Source: Better Health Publishing