Plump, Juicy and Sweet with Vibrant colors ranging from deep purple-blue to Blue-Black and highlighted by a silvery sheen called Plum, Blue Berries one of the nature’s greatest treasures.
According to nutritiondata.com, in one serving of blueberries (1 cup or 148 grams) contains:
- 84 Calories
- 4 g Fiber — 14% RDV
- 21 g Carbohydrates — 7% RDV
- 15 g Sugar
- Vitamin C — 24% RDV
- Vitamin K — 36% RDV
- Vitamin E — 4% RDV
- Vitamin B6 — 4% RDV
- Thiamin — 4% RDV
- Riboflavin — 4% RDV
- Copper — 4% RDV
- Manganese — 25% RDV
- Zero fat
- Zero cholesterol
These important nutrients and vitamins found in blueberries is what make them so nutritious and healthy for you.
Benefits of Blue Berries:
- Very High in Antioxidants
- Prevent Brain aging and Memory Impairment
- Excellent source of Manganese
Blueberries are proven to be one of the best heart healthy foods
—Scientist are suggesting it can be strong weapon in our dietary intake for combating against the world leading causes of death, heart attacks
are very high in a specific antioxidant sub-class of flavonoids called anthocyanins. They help dilate arteries, counter buildup of plaque and provide other cardiovascular benefits”. Studies prove that anthocyanins reduce blood pressure and work as anti-inflammatory inside the arteries.
They also help protect the arterial wall
, so we develop less plaque
, which helps protect your heart from damage.
And since this can easily be done by eating 2 to 3 serving of this fruit per week, it’s no reason not to pack few berries into your snack bag everyday.