Berries – The Super Fruit You Need
Berries are so little tiny things…how can it be healthy? Are you guilty of thinking this way. This post is to prove you wrong! They come in beautiful colors and they are delicious and nutritious in every way.
Did you know that just a bowl of berries everyday can actually make you think sharper? There are more than just one reason to have these daily…we will give you 8 reasons to include it in your daily diet.
- You need the antioxidants!
Studies have proved that berries like Cranberries, blueberries, and blackberries rank highest in terms of antioxidants. Even more than many other fruits, vegetables and breads. Antioxidants are needed for your body to fight diseases. These antioxidants help repair damaged cells that can destroy your immune system.
- High Fiber:
Studies prove that more fiber consumption results in less intake of calories. Berries contain soluble fiber which give increased feeling of fullness. In a nutshell, it will help you lose weight.
- Keep your blood sugar in control:
Believe it or not but these little berries have the properties to manage diabetes too. They protect the cells in your body from high blood sugar levels and increase sensitivity to insulin.
- Loaded with nutrients:
Berries are loaded with Vitamin C. Studies have proved that one cup of berries provides a whopping 150% of the RDI for vitamin C. Isn’t that magical?
- Be healthy at heart:
For those deal with heart problems, all you need are the berries that will keep your cholesterol in control. This only translates to reduced chances of having a heart attack.
- Look young, feel younger:
Berries are a powerhouse of nutrients that help you counter the physical and mental effects of aging. These nutrients not only help you look younger but also feel younger, think sharper and keeps you protected from serious illnesses.
- Fighting cancer:
The disease that kills most, berries have the ability to kill it! Berries are packed with flavonoids which can help reduce colon cancer risk.
- Berries can prevent parkinsons:
Studies prove that people who eat 2 servings of berries in a day have less chances of developing the parkinsons disease. This was proved and published in the journal Neurology.
So eat them plain, make a smoothie, enjoy it with yogurt – it’s absolutely your choice. It’s the least you can do for your health. Don’t you agree?
If you know of any more berry benefits or you know of any other super fruit, please write back to us in the comments.
Written by : Shruti Bondal