Highbush blueberries have the highest content of antioxidants of all fresh dessert fruit. They support the immune system and prevent the body against infections.
Owing to their concentrations of phytoestrogens and dietary fiber – unmatched by other kinds of fruit – blueberries have the capacity to prevent many heart diseases by lowering the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) and increasing the level of good cholesterol (HDL).
The anthocyans, vitamins A, B, C and E, zinc, potassium, sodium, manganese and selenium contained in blueberries can slow down or even – as demonstrated by research – reverse the process of brain ageing, thus allowing us more time to enjoy excellent memory.
Dietary fiber and numerous seeds have positive effect on the functioning of the digestive system.
Recent studies of American scientists have demonstrated that blueberries can help reduce excessive weight.
Blueberries sustain proper functions of the urinary tract by washing accumulated bacteria out of the body and preventing it against infections.
Blueberries are rich in compounds known as anthocyanosides which slow down the loss of sight and can guard against many eye problems.
COUNTERACTING BODY AGEING PROCESSES
Owing to the high content of anthocyans and dietary fiber, blueberries are capable of inhibiting the ageing of the body by neutralizing free radicals.
Consumption of blueberries helps people to keep fit and feel better in general.
The high content of antioxidants and anthocyans makes highbush blueberries not only an important factor in cancer prevention but also a helpful component in the treatment of various forms of cancer.