Health With Berries
Berries are naturally sweet, easy to carry around and loaded with goodness. Lets discuss here some health benefits of such berries.
- Strawberries – Each berry is rich in 100 gm of vitamin C, which is equivalent to a cup of orange juice. Good for the immune system and for your connective tissues, strawberries give your dessert a boost of calcium, folate, magnesium, potassium and antioxidants.
- Blueberries -This berry delivers a big helping of vitamin C, minerals, flavonoids and antioxidants. The pigment which gives them color also have health benefits such as protection against bladder infection and cancer prevention. The tiny wonders also protect against brain damage, heart diseases, stroke and cataracts.
- Gooseberries – These humble berries are lifesaver, helping the body with food absorption while fortifying the liver, enhancing mental functioning, supporting cardiovascular activity, enhances fertility and strengthens liver.
- Raspberries – These contain a yellow pigment called lutein, which is very good for vision. They are rich in antioxidants which neutralize free radicals in the body. They help restrain the proliferation of cancer cells, prevents damage to the cell membrane and also prevent formation of tumor cells. They help reduce the risk of heart diseases and delay ageing effects.