They are deep in colour, ranging from blue to maroon to purple-black, and feature a white-gray waxy “bloom” that covers the surface serving as a protective coat. They have a sweet taste when mature, with variable acidity.
Rich in vitamins A and C, plus folate and other essential nutrients, they may help prevent heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent some types of cancer and guard against vision loss.
They are a rich source of phytonutrients, and they contain a significant amount of the antioxidant anthocyanadins that possess great nutritional value.
Blueberries are natural brain food and can help in reversing short-term memory loss and other symptoms associated with aging. The antioxidants help with motor skills.
Along with anthocyanins, blueberries also contain other antioxidants like proanthocyanidins, resveratrol, flavonoids and tannins that help prevent growth of cancer cells.
Blueberries keep you feeling fresh, active, fit, sharp, close to nature and in a good mood, as they are very good antidepressants.
You also won’t need to spend a lot of money on medicine, because blueberries are effective against so many different conditions.
The high fiber content, those brilliant antioxidants, and their ability to dissolve the ‘bad cholesterol’ makes blueberries an ideal dietary supplement to cure many heart diseases, while also strengthening the cardiac muscles.
The building of colonies of certain bacteria like b-coli along the lining of the inner walls of urinary tract is responsible for this infection, resulting in inflammation, burning sensation during in passage of urine and other complications. Berries can be beneficial.
It has a compound formed of big polymer like heavy molecules which inhibits the growth of such bacteria.