Blueberries are known as the ‘superfood’. But did u know why us it that way?
Blueberries are a super source of antioxidants – Especially anthocyanin, that gives the fruit its deep blue color, as well as helps in removing free radicals from the blood, and thereby protecting the body from developing various diseases, including cancer.
They also boost immunity and reduce the risks of heart disease. Because blueberries are loaded with antioxidants, they help keep a check on the cholesterol level. Studies have revealed that these components help improve blood fat balance and prevent clogging of the arteries. They also boost brain health – they help in lowering the risk of oxidative stress in our nerve cells, thereby making them function smoothly.
And for the end, as you could guess – Blueberries are an excellent source of Vitamins, Minerals, and Fiber. They are especially rich in Vitamin C. It is also low on sugar content; one cup of blueberries is said to contain 15 grams of sugar, which is equivalent to a small apple, and its bioactive compounds nullify any negative impact of the sugar.