Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries contain a plant compound called anthocyanin. This gives blueberries their colour and many of the health benefits.

Benefits:

  • Can help heart health
  • Bone strength
  • Skin health
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Mental health
  • Prevent constipation

All the goodness

Blueberries contain the following vitamins and minerals:

  • Vitamin C (one cup has 24% of your recommended daily intake)
  • Vitamin K (one cup has 36% of your recommended daily intake)
  • Vitamin B-6
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorous
  • Sodium
  • Zinc
  • Folate
  • Copper
  • Beta-Carotene
  • Choline
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Manganese
  • And several antioxidizing compounds

How to include blueberries into your diet

  • Eat fresh, frozen or dried
  • Raw blueberries are a great snack
  • Top some overnight oats with fresh blueberries
  • Add to a smoothie
  • Top a salad with blueberries
  • Add to a healthy muffin mix
  • Dried blueberries in a granola with some yoghurt

The options are endless 😊

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