Berries Powerful Nutrition

Why you should have more of these fruits

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Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries

A healthy diet and balanced diet should include a variety of foods including vegetables and fruits. It is very simple and common knowledge that eating more fresh fruits and vegetables will help reduce the chances of illness, heart disease, and cancer. Let’s talk about berries and why they are so good.

 

Berries

Berries are “honorary” members of the Superfood List.  A list of highly nutritious, health promoter foods, we all should include in our daily meals. Berries are high in antioxidants, some of the berries (blueberries) are among the highest in antioxidants.  Berries neutralize free radicals that cause damage in our cells, reduce the risk of heart disease and slow the aging process of our cells. Strawberries have potassium, fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and trace of minerals like manganese, folate, copper, magnesium.  Blackberries are high in cancer fighter’s compounds and Vitamin C and E. Berries like Goji, Acai berries are also high in compounds that help the body fight inflammation, joint pains, arthritis and other illnesses.

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This is a “no brainer” for adults. Berries and all their varieties are very good for health and delicious. It is and easy addition to a nutritious balanced diet. We should eat a cup of two of the berries described above on a daily basis to maintain a healthy balanced diet. You can eat them fresh (the best way) or frozen. Add berries to your salads, desserts, snacks between meals and they make a delicious smoothie. Check our smoothie recipe.

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Go ahead: eat better for a healthier life!

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berries variety

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