Black Berry Fact Dairy
Black berries have a typical sweet & tart flavor which makes them ideal for adding in salads & smoothies. Lets know the hidden nutritional facts about them.
The dark colored berries which resembles closely to Raspberries are very high in antioxidants, Vitamin C & fibres. They have cancer fighting properties as they are rich in ellagic acid, lignans and cyanide-3- glucosides.
According to an article published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists claim that:
Berry fruits change the way neurons in the brain communicate. These changes in signaling can prevent inflammation in the brain that contribute to neuronal damage and improve both motor control and cognition.
Lets know some facts about black berry:
Being rich in antioxidants, they can fight against many infections & also cancer.
Black berries can make you look younger when eaten in its natural form, they have the ability to tighten the tissue.
The black berries are high in tannin content, and they can reduce intenstinal inflammation, soothe diarrhea.
Black berries are rich in Vitamin K. Many women can have them to reduce their labour pain, or to regulate their menstrual cycle. Vitamin K clots the blood, and prevents excessive bleeding.
Gargle or mouthwash black berry dipped in hot water, to maintain oral hygiene. If you are someone who has a bad breath during day time, then go for this.
Black berries are rich in magnesium & calcium. Both the minerals, are essential for maintaining healthy bones. Calcium is responsible for the absorption of Vitamin D & Potassium, which is very essential for bone health.
Orange colored black berries are infected by fungus, and consuming them can cause serious fungal infection. Hence, always discard them.
Learn to make some black berry smoothies here.
Always choose fresh ripe dark black color berries which are ready to eat. Avoid mushy and orange colored berries. They are highly perishable fruits and should be consumed within 4-5 days.
Eat Well, Akansha Dalmia
Lead Nutritional Writer for Klusster Time for Healthy Eating