Most people would assume that fresh fruit was a much healthier option than the frozen variety.
-Mineral content also remains exactly the same. Blueberries contain manganese, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and calcium. The percentage of daily value that you get from them will not change
-Vitamin C is one of the best known antioxidants among the general public. The vitamin C content of fruit and veg is a major factor in people’s dietary decisions. The surprising news for those of you with concerns is that there is actually more vitamin C in a frozen blueberry than the fresh berry.
Blueberries in general
-Strengthening and improving bone health
-Helps in dissolving the LDL (bad) cholesterol and promotes weight loss
-Improves your skin, preventing wrinkles, age spots, acne as well as prevents skin damage caused by dust, pollution, smoke and UV rays
-Helps in preventing heart attacks, strokes, and even cancer and improves brain function
-Soothes inflammation and prevents chronic inflammatory diseases like arthritis and Alzheimer’s.
Blueberries are among the most nutrient-dense berries. A 1-cup (148-gram) serving of blueberries contains:
-Fiber: 4 grams
-Vitamin C: 24% of the RDI
-Vitamin K: 36% of the RDI
-Manganese: 25% of the RDI
They are also about 85% water, and an entire cup contains only 84 calories, with 15 grams of carbohydrates.
Regular blueberry intake is tied to lower blood pressure and the antioxidants in blueberries seem to benefit your brain by aiding brain function and delaying mental decline – based on studies. Research suggests that anthocyanins in blueberries have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism. These anti-diabetes effects occur with both blueberry juice and extract
Strenuous exercise can lead to muscle soreness and fatigue.
Blueberry supplements may lessen the damage that occurs at a molecular level, minimizing soreness and reduced muscle performance.
By: Eric Wayne Paul Scroggins