- A guilt-free snack
- Yummy, sweet tasting
- Picked Daily.
Blueberries contain bioflavonoid anti-oxidants that reduce inflammation, prevent cancer, protect the brain, & guard cells from wear & tear of aging.
Blueberries contain a type of flavonoid called anthocyanin, which is a powerful anti-oxidant responsible for the deep purple, red & blue hues in fruits & vegetables.
Blueberries amazing antioxidant value is found in polyphenolic anthocyain, carotene-B, lutein & zeaxanthin.
These compounds help the body to get rid of harmful oxygen derived free radicals & this protects the body against cancers, the signs of aging & infections
They also contain vitamins C, A & E plus some B complex vitamins: niacin, pyridoxine, folates & pantothenic acid which help the body metabolize carbohydrates,proteins & fats.
Blueberries are low in sugar, compared to other fruits, & have a low glycaemic index, so they are a great sweet treat for for people trying to control their blood sugars.
A healthy, sweet treat is a home made blueberry sorbet
- simply blend frozen blueberries with a bit of yoghurt & hey presto! - you have an instantly healthy dessert.
Blueberries hasten Muscle recovery
Serving size: 1/2 cup - 62g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0.4|
|- saturated (g)||0.1||0.01|
|- sugars (g)||7.3||11.8|
|Vitamin C (mg)||6.2||10|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research