Do you want to know why blueberries are very helpful to keep your health status in a positive condition and treat some diseases?
First of all, blueberry contents a lot of manganese. Also, it has such important elements such as magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, sulfur, chromium, zinc. It contains vitamins B1, B2, A, C, lactic, succinic acid. At the blueberry contains pantothenic acid, which helps the body fight stress.
It is a powerful antioxidant that slows the aging process. It makes stronger the immune system. Blueberries contain pectin – a sticky substance that lowers the level of cholesterol.
Moreover, it improves blood circulation, strengthens the walls of blood vessels, cleans the blood, restores liver function.
Blueberry can normalize the work of the gastrointestinal tract.
The important thing about blueberries is that its can help to relieve chronic fatigue of the eyes and sharpens your night vision. For this reason, it’s very useful to eat these berries for people who work under artificial light and spend a long time in front of the computer. Also, it protects the eye from inflammation, irritation, and fatigue.
The blueberry is recognized as a kind of treatment for diabetes because it has a substance capable to lower blood sugar. Also blueberry is good for treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, colitis, diarrhea.
It can stabilize metabolic processes in the body. At the blueberry season, doctors recommend to eat it with foods containing vitamin E (liver, eggs) or taking it in capsules. Such combination reduces the risk of cataracts.
These berries are very good for controlling weight because it has only 84 calories, half a gram of fat, a gram of protein and no cholesterol in it.
Also, it was proved by American Institute for Cancer Research that blueberries can prevent cancer. The vitamin C and fiber in it can minimize the cases when the cells turn to carcinogens.