5 Benefits of Blueberries
Aging: Blueberries are ranked #1 in the world of antioxidants and if you take into account the effect of free radicals on aging, then they bring you the best ray of hope.
Eye Care: Age related ocular problems like macular degeneration, cataract, myopia, hypermetropia, dryness and infections can be prevented or delayed by adding blueberries to your diet. Carotenoids and Flavonoids are a distinct group of antioxidants found in blueberries, which are very beneficial and vital for your ocular health. As well as Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Selenium, Zinc and Phosphorus.
Brain Function & Memory: The anti oxidative properties of blueberries can prevent and heal neurotic disorders by preventing degeneration, death of neurons, brain-cells and by restoring health of the central nervous system. They even heal damaged brain cells and neuron tissues and keep your memory sharp for a very long time.
Heart Disease: A mix of the high fiber content, the antioxidants and the ability to dissolve bad cholesterol make blueberries an ideal dietary supplement to remedy many heart diseases. Blueberries also strengthen the cardiac muscles.
Immunity: Blueberries are very rich in antioxidants that will boost your immune system and prevent infections. Once your immunity is strong, you will never have to worry about missing a WOD due to illness again!