If you ever went on a diet, or you have one going on right now, then you are surely familiar with the seemingly endless process of inspecting the supermarket shelves in the pursuit of a product that fulfils all the requirements of your nutrition program. The best outcome you can expect out of all that hassle is the discovery of a healthy addition to your daily meals, able to supplement your goal, while tasting to your pleasure as well. Let me help you with that.
When we are talking about fruit, the blueberry is the one of the healthiest out there. First of all, they are full of antioxidants, the nutrients that work diligently as a protection and repair system of the body. They will lower your blood pressure, boost your metabolism, improve your visual perception, rejuvenate you to an extent, help alleviate menstrual pains, and even help to prevent cancer (The substance called folate, found in the blueberry fruit, has been proven to help with the repair of the DNA chain, thus preventing the occurrence of the DNA mutations that could lead to creating cancer cells). Also, according to some studies, this particular type of antioxidants is known to accumulate in the areas of the brain that are vital for intelligence, and to improve memory, also contributing to the treatment of the issues related to a short term memory loss.
Additionally, blueberries induce liver purification and clean your blood, inhibiting fats from emerging and depositing. Due to their low calories level, they are a great option for all kinds of diets, especially the ones based on the low calories intake. Besides from reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, studies have also shown that they are a great choice for both type 1 and 2 diabetics.As a source of various range of vitamins and minerals, such as zinc, calcium, magnesium and iron, this fruit will also contribute to strengthening your bones and the increase of their resilience.
And, on top of all that, they just taste great.