Health Benefits Of Blueberries

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Blueberries are fruits which can be consumed directly. Some people prefer them in juices. They contain sugar, pectin, organic acids and of course Vitamin C.

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Your body needs vitamin C for a healthy immunity, healthy gums, iron absorption, and even the production of collagen. Blue berries also contain Vitamin K, E and A too.

And when it comes to minerals, blueberries come with manganese. Your bones need manganese. Also, your body needs manganese to metabolise carbohydrate and protein. These berries also contain fibre.

And the best thing about these berries is that they are rich in antioxidants. They protect your cells from damage and ageing. Also, these berries reduce inflammation in your body.

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Now, let us know about other benefits of blue berries.

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They can help you maintain healthy cholesterol levels and protect your heart.

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If you are suffering from diarrhea, try to chew the leaves of blueberry. It can provide some relief.

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Blueberries can also minimise bladder inflammation when consumed in dry form.

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Though most of us don't know, the extract of blueberries are used in certain medicines which work for vision related issues.

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Many sources also claim that blueberries can prevent ovarian cancer too.

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Certain types of infections related to the urinary tract can also be treated by certain home remedies which use blueberries as the main ingredient.

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If you are suffering form constipation, try eating blueberries and see. You might find relief.

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Blueberries are also good for the brain. They can strengthen your cognitive skills too.

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Story first published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 16:03 [IST]
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