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Health Benefits of Blueberries

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Health Benefits of Blueberries


Blueberries are often called superfoods and there are reasons to back that claim. They are low in calories but high in nutrition. They have many health benefits that make them a must in your daily diet. 

Something that can never be forgotten is their taste.  They are very tasty and can be eaten both as a side dish or used as a topping for desserts. 


If you are considering adding blueberries to your diet, these few reasons may help you make that decision. Let’s first check the nutrition present in a normal serving of 80g blueberries

46 cal

0.6g protein

0.2g fat

9.3g carbohydrates

1.2g fiber

59mg potassium

0.75mg vitamin E

5mg vitamin C


Health Benefits Of Blueberries


Rich in nutrition: Blueberries are rich in nutrition. While low in calories, blueberries are one of the most nutritious foods available. One standard serving of blueberries maybe around 80-160 grams depending on your mood and eating habit. They contain, 


80 grams

46 cal

0.6g protein

0.2g fat

9.3g carbohydrates

1.2g fiber

59mg potassium

0.75mg vitamin E

5mg vitamin C 

160 grams

92 cal

1.2g protein

0.4g fat

19g carbohydrates

2.5g fiber

100mg potassium                                   

1.5mg vitamin E

10mg vitamin C


They also provide us with vitamin k and antioxidants. Depending on nutrition values alone blueberries are a great choice for the breakfast menu. 


Antiaging and disease protection:

Blueberries are the king of antioxidants. They provide us with the needed antioxidants and reduce oxidative stress to our bodies. Oxidative stress makes our cells break easily and as a result making us look older. A daily supplement of blueberries can be a game-changer. They help repair our DNA and rejuvenate our skin. Both research and experience show that regular consumption of blueberries can reduce age impact and keep us young-looking.

We should not forget their disease prevention ability too. They boost our immunity and keep us safe from all the bad diseases. In this time of the pandemic, blueberries can be a good boost to our immunity system. 


Good for heart: 

Blueberries are as a whole good for the heart. They prevent situations that may cause heart problems and keeps the heart good. Study shows that blueberries have a positive effect on lowering blood pressure. People that consume around 80 grams of blueberries daily will show 4-8% lower blood pressure than normal. It also controls our blood cholesterol levels. These two keep our hearts from suffering other diseases. 

But on their own, blueberries are good for the heart. It provides us with anthocyanins. Anthocyanins help keep our heart function normally. It helps reduce the chance of heart disease. 


Good for the brain: 

Oxidative stress can make your brain cells wane quickly. Which in return will slow brain function. We see this problem in people of age. The slow degradation of the brain. Blueberries can prevent this problem. Blueberries are called the king of antioxidants. Among all available foods, blueberries carry more antioxidants per servings. 

If we add blueberries to our daily diet, we can expect to see significant improvement in brain function in older people. We can also see good brain function in younger people. 


Helps fight urinary tract infection: 

Urinary tract infection can be painful. Only those who have it can tell. If you have a family member who is suffering from it you can tell how painful their experience is. The good news, blueberries can fight urinary tract infections. Blueberries have anti-adhesives, which prevent E-coli bacteria from infecting your urinary bladder. 


Blueberries are a blessing to us from heaven. With all the great health benefits it has won the title of superfood. You should add them to your daily diet. If you have anyone older in your family then consider adding blueberries to their diet too. 

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