Wild Blueberries are one of the most powerful berries out there in the world. They are in fact packed full of 2x more antioxidants then their cousins considered “high bush” blueberries. Or generally the “regular” ones you find in the grocery store. Low bush blueberries or wild blueberries, are rich in anthocyanin, a flavonoid with potent antioxidant capacity and it is also responsible for the vibrant and beautiful blue color they have.
These days it is not shy news to anyone that we come into toxins in our environment every single day. But what happens when our bodies cannot remove these toxins fast enough by themselves? Especially when it is constantly trying to clean up the dirty work of most of our every day diets. Its the wonder our bodies even keep us up and walking around. Staying conscious of what we are putting into our bodies as food is really important. Especially when it could mean a chance more of life. Many of us experience things like, migraines, brain fog, extreme fatigue, mood swings, anxiety and depression. And that is only a few to name. These symptoms are real symptoms and they are pure signs that something in the body is off.
By including wild blueberries in your diet you will benefit from them in many ways. These berries are known to help remove heavy toxic metals from the brain, provide gut health by promoting healthy gut bacteria, increasing heart health, prevent diabetes, provide urinary health, prevent cancer and protect metabolic health.
It has been shown that by eating a serving of wild blueberries every day you can help the prevention of Alzheimer’s and memory decline and also decrease your chances of becoming depressed. It is very easy to include blueberries into your every day diet. I have topped them in oatmeal, put them on top of other fruits, eating them plain (frozen), made fruit cereal with them and thrown them into my smoothies every morning. I have defiantly noticed a difference in clarity.
The anti-inflammatory properties that wild blueberries hold are especially important and helpful to those with cardiovascular disease. It can help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce oxidative stress. (Which in turn helps with heart health).
- Vitamin K
- Vitamin C
All in all, you cannot go wrong by adding these delicious blueberries into your diet. They pose some amazing health benefits, and best of all, who doesn’t love blue?