Blueberries: what are the benefits and who shouldn't eat it

Tetiana KoziukFood
Fresh blueberries. Source: pixabay.com.

Blueberries are a bright summer berry with an excellent flavor. It can be added to baked goods, desserts or canned for the winter in the form of jam. However, experts recommend eating blueberries fresh, as it has a large number of useful properties.

Nutriciologist with the nickname ksyushatrova_ on her Instagram paghe shared the useful properties of blueberries and who should not eat them.

Benefits of blueberries

Useful properties of blueberries

1. First, blueberries include tannins and anti-cyanidins, which have anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and even anesthetic effects.

2. The berry includes special substances that can control sugar levels and even lower them, so it can be eaten in case of insulin resistance.

3- Because of its high antioxidant content, blueberries are able to reduce oxidative stress of the whole body.

4. Blueberries have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.

5. Berries improve liver metabolism in high-fat diets and help fight obesity.

Who can't eat blueberries


According to the specialist, there are practically no contraindications to the consumption of blueberries. After all, more than 900 research results indicate the useful properties of the berry. Therefore, everyone can and should eat it.

Earlier OBOZREVATEL shared how to prepare a 5-minute blueberry jam.

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