Blueberry

Blueberries (under Vaccinium) are originally native to north America. Whilst it is low in sodium , cholesterol and fat it is rich in fiber, vitamins A , E and C. It is packed full of antioxidants  hence its deep pigmentation and its reputation as a super food. It can be eaten cooked or raw. Many of us have at breakfast or in smoothies.

Health Benefits
Blueberries aid the reduction of blood sugar which is good news for diabetics, it’s nutrients help fight cancer, aids in weight loss and improves skin appearance. In addition blueberries contain manganese,  vitamin C, K and other antioxidants. The presence of Vitamin B and proanthocyanidins makes them beneficial for hair.

Skin Benefits
Blueberries are rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants which help combat skin damaging free radicals and fight signs of aging.  It also contains salicylates which is used in cosmetic to combat acne for its ability to unclog pores and remove dead skin.  Its Vitamin A content helps in this. The nutrients in these berries are highly beneficial to skin.

They help balance oil levels in your skin, help with splochy skin, encourages collagen formation (vitamin c) for a  youthful looking skin and help brighten up dull or sun-damaged skin

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