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Blueberries are a wonderful fruit full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Its health benefits are amazingly beneficial in reducing fats, chomping down on free radicals, combating negative metabolic issues, promoting improved insulin levels, supporting ocular health and warding off diseases and cancers. I told you it was amazing! 

The most important things in our body is the heart and the brain….

Heart- Blueberries contain high levels of antioxidants and fiber. This dynamic duo promotes our ability to dissolve our bad cholesterol. Plus, blueberries battle against metabolic issues which can in-turn promote heart disease.

Brain – Blueberries contain flavonoids. Flavinoids have been shown to improve memory and cognitive functions such as; the ability to reason, make decisions, and maintain general comprehension and retention. In addition, the regular consumption of flavonoids may help slow down the mental decline in the aging.

Give me some vitamins!!

Blueberries are high in Vitamin C, which promotes a healthy immune system. Blueberries also contain
Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin E, Zinc, Phosphorus and Selenium. We can’t forget the fiber! – 1 cup gives you 4 grams of beneficial fiber. Fiber aids in satiety and in promoting a healthy digestive system. Manganese helps convert carbs, proteins and fats into energy. Plus, the wonderful blend of nutrients in blueberries will keep your vision and retina healthy too!

Blueberries have Cancer and Disease Fighting Antioxidants

Degenerative Diseases – The flavonoids in blueberries have been shown to provide protection against disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Plus, as noted earlier, flavonoids have also been found to assist in slowing down the decline of mental cognition in the aging.
Blueberries contain certain compounds like Pterostilbene and Ellagic Acid. Together with Anthocyanin and other antioxidants are said to work with your system as a prevention of cancer. For example, a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry show that phenolic compounds in blueberries can inhibit colon cancer.

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