This sour fruit that tastes really started to become popular. As a topping cakes, mixed fruit juice, or made jam. Behind the fresh sour taste, saved countless good stead for the body.
Blueberries are not as popular as strawberries. Even so, the fruit is no less powerful benefit on strawberry. No wonder if called blueberries, because the color of dark blue fruit. When viewed at a glance, the color and shape similar to the wine with the much smaller size or mini.
Many sources say that the blueberry is a high source of antioxidants. This is because the content of compounds contained in the phytonutrients anthocyanins, the pigment that gives the dark color in blueberries. Anthocyanins act as anti-oxidants.
The free radicals can cause aging are often found, and the accumulation of oxidant in the body. Quite often, free radicals can also cause cancer. Phytonutrient prevent the buildup of free radicals in the body to absorb it and throw it together with the sweat and dirt.
Apart from being antioxidants, blueberries also have other benefits such as improving the ability to recall short-term or short term memory. Also helps improve motor skills become better. Blueberries also contain manganese which act as anti-inflammatory substances.
Chafe-free body makes blood flow smoothly, maintain energy intake for the body, and also keep the mood remained in good condition. For those who have problems with heart, blueberries are excellent for preventing heart disease. Because the nutrients in blueberries keep the substance that makes nitric oxide remain flexible walls of the heart arteries.
Consists of two types of blueberries, blueberries are deliberately planted on the farm and also wild blueberries. Benefit both remain the same, as anti-oxidants. But based on research, nutrient-dense than wild blueberries in blueberry planting in the plantation. Perhaps because the ability to survive in the wild blueberries across the conditions and situations harder than large blueberries grown in the garden make it more solid nutrition.