Blueberries preserve the youth of the brain and protect the retina

Wild blueberry capsules

Proven to lower blood sugar levels
They strengthen immunity
They lower cholesterol and triglycerides
They protect blood vessels
Like an antioxidant


This perennial shrub is native to North America. Blueberries are mostly grown there today. Fresh and ripe fruits are mostly purple, sometimes darker purple shades almost black. Blueberries are a real superfood because they are rich in nutrients while low in calories.
Blueberries contain a diverse range of nutrients (manganese, vitamins C and K, dietary fiber). They are rich in potassium, calcium and phosphorus, and high in phytonutrients. Blueberries have significant amounts of pectin, which lowers cholesterol, and anthocyanins – one of the strongest antioxidants. gives blue, purple and red color to fruits and vegetables. It is believed to reduce the risk of inflammation and cancer. Blueberry fruits and leaves are good for health. The leaves are used to make tea to help with diarrhea, inflammation of the oral cavity and pharynx, and diabetes. Tea with regular rubbing into the scalp can promote hair growth. Blueberries have a low glycemic index. Recent research has shown that they have a good effect on blood sugar regulation in people with type 2 diabetes. Regular consumption of blueberries has a beneficial effect on blood pressure in men and women, regardless age.In studies, patients with high blood pressure blueberries significantly reduced systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

The retina of the eye suffers a high risk of oxidative damage. Anthocyanins in blueberries protect the retina from oxidative stress and the negative effects of sunlight. Studies confirm the role of anthocyanins in treating poor vision and reduced visual field. They also prevent macular degeneration.

Perhaps the most important research on blueberries has shown that they could become an important ally in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The research included older people with an average age of 76 years. Twelve weeks of consuming blueberries was enough to improve cognitive function test results. The study authors believe that blueberries are useful for improving memory and delaying the onset of other cognitive problems associated with aging and could be of great importance in Alzheimer’s disease.

Benefits of blueberries:
• lower cholesterol levels
• help with type 2 diabetes
• reduce high blood pressure
• improve memory and other cognitive functions
• prevent urinary tract infections
• soothe menstrual problems
• improve hair growth
• protect eye health

Fresh blueberries have the best taste and the greatest nutritional benefit. Fresh blueberries can be bought at the markets. Frozen blueberries are available in stores all year round. When buying fresh blueberries, choose blueberries that have a vibrant and even color. Shake the bowl in which the blueberries are located. If the blueberries do not move freely it may mean they are soft, damaged or moldy. When buying frozen blueberries, gently shake the bag to make sure the blueberries are not glued to each other. This could suggest that they have been thawed and re-frozen.

Before storing blueberries in the refrigerator, remove all crushed and moldy berries to prevent the rest of the fruit from spoiling. Do not wash blueberries immediately but immediately before consumption. Store them in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three days. You can eat blueberries fresh, or prepare juices, jams, cakes and ice cream. Blueberries are also delicious mixed in a shake or fruit salad. Or add them to the cereals you eat for breakfast.

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