Berries

berriesBerries – Prostate Cancer

To help prevent prostate cancer, you need to maintain a whole food diet by eating tons of whole grains, raw nuts and seeds, and unpolished brown rice. In addition, you must include all kinds of berries in your diet as well, especially blueberries and strawberries. All of the foods mentioned help the body get rid of cancers.

 

Berries – Inflammation

Berries are known to be some of the most antioxidant-rich foods in the entire world. They work overtime to protect your body from free radical damage and helps reduce inflammation and pain. Berries like blackberries, cherries, raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, blueberries and pomegranates will all help to ward off inflammation in your system.

 

Berries – Heart Health

Berries can increase the good cholesterol (HDL) and lower the bad one while lowering your blood pressure at the same time. In addition, low-calorie, fat-free fruit (whether fresh, frozen, dried or cooked) contains nutrients that promote bone growth and the conversion of fat into energy. Also, these fruits also ward off oxidation and inflammation and should be eaten on a daily basis. Plus, these fruits have polyphenols, which have been proven to increase levels of nitric oxide, a molecule that causes blood vessels to relax.

 

berries 2Berries – Improve Your Mood

Berries, especially blueberries and blackberries, contain a rich amount of anthocyanidins which are known to boost brain function. These nutrient-dense foods are the key to providing a sound foundation for brain chemistry. It’s recommended to take at least a cup of berries on a regular basis.

Author: Serena

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