One of the most awesome fruits out there, it is tasty and healthy.
Blueberries are naturally sweet, but even those who have diabetes can safely consume a punnet of blueberries and get a lot of micro-nutrients from 100 grams of these berries. To quote an article on the Chicago Tribune, “berries are nutritional powerhouses” as they are packed with a lot of vitamins and minerals. That is true whether they’re consumed fresh, powdered, freeze-dried, or frozen.
Folks suffering from high blood pressure, depression, or those that had a stroke will benefit from eating blueberries daily. Also, those who need a natural pain reliever should know that these berries are considered natural analgesics.
Blueberries aren’t just good for treating certain ailments or symptoms, these are also good for preventing diseases. According to a fact sheet released by the National Cancer Institute, because they are rich in phytochemicals, blueberries can help reduce the risk of cancer. If that’s not enough, these are also good for reducing the risk of getting heart disease. So, eat a serving of blueberries a day for a healthier you.
You can eat them raw, and they are best enjoyed that way. Add them to a salad or to your morning cereal, even. Cooking with them does reduce some of their healthy effects, but that is like turning a superman into a strong man. Even cooked, they have great health benefits for you.
So, tell me below how you best enjoy the awesomeness of blueberries.