Blueberries as a super food

Blueberries have long been noted as an extremely healthy food and, with the most beneficial levels of some attributes available, they qualify as a ‘superfood’.

Blueberries have long been noted as an extremely healthy food and, with the most beneficial levels of some attributes available, they qualify as a ‘superfood’.

Notably, their contribution to cognitive and brain function has been documented and blueberries offer well-recognised benefits in reducing the effects of dementia by halting cell damage, as well as improving learning capacity and fine motor skills.  They act as an anti-inflammatory and reduce brain stress by regulating blood sugar levels and introducing anti-oxidants which also aids heart function and cancer protection.

They are high in energy, vitamin C and potassium and also possess notably quantities of carbohydrates, calcium, vitamins A, B1, B2; B3, B5 and E, and also contain iron, magnesium, manganese, sodium and zinc.

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