The Health Benefits of Miracle Berry
Miracle fruit scientifically known as Synsepalum dulcificum, native to West Africa miracle fruit is a small berry, eating miracle fruit is known to alter the flavours of certain foods, for example, chewing the berries prior to eating lemon can cause the latter to taste sweet rather than sour this effect is due to miraculin, a protein found in the berry. Miracle fruit can considerably enhance the flavours of some selective fruits and vegetables like lettuce, spinach, broccoli, grape fruit, lemon, strawberries and pine apple. Miracle fruit is all natural and no adverse or side effects have never been found by eating this completely healthy and natural berry.
Miracle berries have already been provided to sufferers going through radiation treatment, a side-effect of which is bitter, metallic tastes within the mouth. The berries transform these types of tastes to sweet taste, motivating sufferers to consume more and obtain necessary nutrition. Miracle Frooties have only 1 calorie each, 0% fat, and are a great natural weight-loss aid. Trick your sweet tooth by eating a miracle berry before sugar-free desserts. Eat a strawberry, lemon, or lime instead of a piece of candy.
Make sweet homemade desserts such as strawberry shortcake, lemon meringue, rhubarb pie, and key lime pie without using sugar or artificial sweeteners. Skip the oil and season your salad with plain balsamic vinegar for a surprisingly tasty dressing. Sweeten your tea with lemon or orange juice instead of sugar.
There are no known side effects or adverse reactions to the Miracle berry as mentioned before; however one should watch eating too many acidic foods in one sitting. Though naturally acidic foods (like lemons) can actually alkalize the body, over-consumption may cause temporary discomfort on the tongue.
Miracle berry can be found in tablet forms too, so if you cannot get a hold of this little berry, its pills are good alternative.