It is said that good things come in small packages. That is so true especially for the blueberry. This little fruit can boost your brain, soften your dry skin, and even prevent cancer. What can be even more great reasons to enjoy blueberries?
1. Healthy immune system. According to a study blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fresh vegetables or fruits tested till today. Antioxidants strengthen immune system by neutralizing free radicals introduced into body by pesticides toxins and smoke. Most of the berry’s antioxidant power comes from the pigment which is responsible for their blue color.
2. Brain stimulator. Pack mix of a dried-blueberry trail for a snack to get your brain worked harder and smarter. One study suggests that blueberries slow down age-related memory loss, thanks to so called flavonoids- its abundance antioxidants.
3. Skin will vivify if you mix 2 teaspoons of puréed blueberries 2 cups brown sugar and 3 tablespoons lemon juice. Blueberry’s antioxidants will soften your skin, lemon juice for brightens, and sugar will exfoliate it.
4. Excellent vision. Eating two servings of the fruit each day may lower the risk of degeneration of macula related to age, the most common cause of vision loss in older adults, by 38 percent.