When talking wild delights, berries take a privileged position, as these little fruits are a natural antioxidants powerhouse
As healthy dieting enthusiasts may already know, besides their unique and unforgettable aroma, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, red-currants and black-currants, in short – berries, are considered to be the healthiest foods on the planet, because of their proven potential of improving your health.
Also known as super-fruits, wild berries are probably the healthiest of them all. The lack of human intervention, pesticides or controlled conventional growing methods make wild berries maintain unaltered the entire package of essential nutrients.
Naturally consumed by animals, birds and humans all together, wild berries have a deep, very distinctive color, varying from yellow to black, depending on pigment, species and harvest moment. Rich in natural plant pigments and antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and flavonoids (polyphenols), wild berries have an exquisite taste and numberless health benefits.
Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and anti-inflammatory active substances, wild berries are natural health enhancers as well as protectors against most of serious chronic conditions.
Better cognition and a healthier brain
Berries have remarkable anti-oxidative stress and anti-inflammatory properties. Memory loss, mood swings, age related mental decline, cognitive difficulties – they all can be prevented in regularly consuming wild berries. Strawberries and blueberries in particular. Loaded with polyphenols, berries can protect neurons, enhance synaptic connections, repair damaged tissue and boost cognitive functions. Besides as well feeding the brain, the little fruits also enhance mental sharpness, memory and alertness.
In addition to the benefits related to the nervous system, wild berries posses countless health boosting capacities. Berries help:
- regulate insuline and blood sugar levels
- prevent diabetes, cancer, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
- increase cardiovascular health
- improve weight-management efforts
- boost the health of the urinary system
For best of results, consume fresh for enjoying full nutritional value.