Blueberries are a delicious fruit that is great in deserts and simply to snack on. Not only do they taste great but they are amazing for you body and come with a wide range of health benefits that cannot be beaten by over the counter man-made options.
Here are just a few health benefits of blueberries:
- They are low in calories, which is great for those of us who are watching our weight and are looking for a healthy low fat diet. One cup of blueberries for instance, is a mere 81 calories – great huh?
- Blueberries are full of antioxidants named anthocyanidins, which neutralize damage to the collagen matrix of tissues and cells which are known to lead to cancer, heart disease, haemorrhoids and cataracts.
- Blueberries are also great for the brain, and are known to help reduce the risk of Alzheimers and dementia. They are also well known to help improve motor skills and learning capacity, thus blueberries have many health benefits for children too.