Who knew, but the tiny little Blueberry is capable from preventing all sorts of diseases and ailments as well as being a delicious part of a balanced diet.
Firstly, it helps to boost your immune system but carrying large amounts of vitamin C. Other nutrients they carry are manganese, vitamin A, b-complex, copper, selenium, zinc and iron all of which help to tackle the common cold, flu and other infections.
Blueberries contain antioxidants which can help prevent elderly diseases such as cataracts, Alzheimers and glaucoma.
The berries can also reduce risk of the ‘C’ word. Yes Cancer is an awful disease but these tiny fruits do their best to help you avoid getting Cancer by carrying an anti oxidant called Anthocyanin.
The high concentration of Anthocyanosides have shown to help slow deterioration of vision.
Blueberries can help improve digestion and prevent constipation.
Finally, blueberries contain an extremely low percentage of sugar, a lot lower than some other fruits which means they taste scrummy but at only approximately 80 calories per cup full they are a healthy addition to a balanced diet.
All in all the Blueberry is a superfood. Its low in fat and can prevent some really bad body nasties, so make room in your diet for the tiny berry that can do oh so much :D