Fruits are part of a healthy diet, but their consumption in large quantities is often frowned upon, due to their high sugar content. The sweeter the fruit, the higher the quantity of fructose entering the body. Fructose is metabolized by the liver and, in larger quantities, it can have a negative impact on blood glucose. However, certain fruits contain less sugar, but also a ... Continue Reading
The Benefits of Blueberries That You’re Missing Out On (Plus Delicious Recipe)
Despite their size, blueberries pack a serious punch. Besides the obvious fact that they are delicious, and choc-full of vitamins, they have been found to carry some powerful health benefits as well. Although many healthy foods are often a little difficult to swallow, blueberries are a great option for boosting the amount of vitamins and minerals in your normal diet. Because, ... Continue Reading
Amazing Benefits of Blueberries You Should Know
Blueberries are crammed full of antioxidants and offer huge health benefits. This post from Mercola.com provides the low-down on these immensely popular, little blue wonders. The Buzz on Blueberries Botanical name: Vaccinium corybosum Blueberries are distinctive in so many ways. Not only are they the only blue food, but there are also more blueberry species native to North ... Continue Reading
What Makes Blueberries So Healthy?
Blueberries are perennial flowering plants of the Ericaceous family, known as Vaccinium Cyanococcus. The flower itself is typically bell-shaped and can be white, pale pink or red. The fruit is a deep, velvety purple with a fleshy characteristic. Blueberries are sweet and juicy and can be used in a wide variety of recipes from jams, sauces and smoothies to cakes, baked goods and ... Continue Reading