Wait, I Thought it Was Called Blueberry?posted on 4 January 2011 | posted in Nutrition
It's hard to deny the sweet, juicy goodness that is a blueberry. What's even more fascinating, however, is how this simple blueberry is unknowingly becoming known as the "brainberry". The health benefits of the blueberry are honestly mind-boggling. For starters, the antioxidants in blueberries are extremely high. They help keep your immune system up and running to the fullest of its" capability. These berries contain an extremely high Vitamin C count. Because of this simple fact, blueberries are often used by people to assist with the prevention of certain types of cancers.
It goes beyond that, though.
New studies are beginning to also show that blueberries can improve memory. Blueberries are also very beneficial to the cardiovascular system inside of your body. Blueberries can also benefit someone who is suffering from type 2 diabetes. It plays a positive role on one's blood sugar, therefore making it safe to incorporate this delicious fruit into the diet. In order to be able to receive the full benefits that blueberries have to offer, it is often suggested that these little guys be eaten organically. While it is still immensely beneficial to eat them from any old grocery store, those blueberries are often sold in huge bulk, and sprayed with pesticides before being shipped to the market. About two cups of blueberries are usually recommended for a healthy dosage of the good stuff, however, scientists have found that there is a huge, and positive, difference between someone who has consumed two cups of blueberries, and someone who consumed three. This brainberry is considered one of the healthiest foods in the entire world. With a reputation like that, it's no wonder that the benefits are out of this world. And it certainly doesn't hurt that they are absolutely delicious!
Enjoy some blueberries today – you and your body will certainly not regret it!
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