Studies show that berries such as cranberries, strawberries, cherries, blueberries, salmon berries, black berries, acai berries and goji berries have many great health benefits. Berries are great source of antioxidants and can help the body’s immune system to function well and prevent illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.
Cranberries: Cranberries are a high source of antioxidants and can improve the body’s immune system against foreign invaders. Cranberries are full of nutrients, vitamins such as vitamin C, E and k, minerals like manganese and dietary fibers. Cranberries can help to treat infections and other diseases such as strokes and cancer. Studies show that cranberries are antibacterial, can lower the cholesterol level and reduce the chances of stomach cancer.
Goji Berries: Goji berries also known as wolfberries are found in China. Goji berries are high source of antioxidants, amino acids, 21 minerals and vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. Because of rich source of vitamin A, goji berries can improve the eye vision and slow down the aging process. Goji berries can improve the memory loss against aging process such as Alzheimer’s. Goji berries can improve mental health as well as physical health.
Strawberries: Strawberries have a lot of dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins such as vitamin C. Strawberries are full of antioxidant and can improve the body’s immune system. Strawberries can lower the blood pressure and are great anti-inflammatory. Strawberries can prevent asthma, atherosclerosis and osteoarthritis. Strawberries can fight cancer and are a high source of manganese fighting against free radicals in the body. The magnesium, potassium and vitamin K in strawberries can improve the bone structure.
Blueberries: Blueberries are a rich source of antioxidants such as vitamin A, C, E and minerals such as selenium, iron and zinc. Blueberries can raise the concentration of oxygen and hemoglobin in the blood and improve the body’s immune system against bacteria and infections.
Blueberries can lower the body fat, especially belly fat and can help you lose weight. Blueberries can help memory loss and Alzheimer’s and improve food digestion and constipation. Blueberries are also anti-cancerous and can reduce the chances of heart disease.
Acai Berries: Acai berries are antioxidant, a high source of fiber and full of vitamins like C, K and D. Acai berries can boost the energy level, help weight loss, reduce cholesterol level, improve the blood flow and sexual performance and detoxify the body from free radicals and toxins.