Berries are prevention boosters containing bioactive natural pigments called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins has the potential to reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease, of which high blood pressure is associated, type II diabetes and neurodegeneration. Transform your meals with a burst of sharp sweetness with berries added to your cereal.
Researchers state that the anthocyanins found in berries helps in the reduction of cardiovascular risk due to the combination of reduced blood pressure, improved endothelial (blood vessel lining) function, and increased insulin sensitivity.
Presently a high percentage of deaths are due to cardiovascular disease.
How does this bioactive natural pigments called anthocyanins found in berries offers protective health benefits.
High blood pressure is associated with the inflammation of the blood vessels that can cause cardiovascular disorders and heart failure. This can impede absorption of nutrients due to the swelling of the intestinal lining.
Brain changes associated with Alzheimer's have been contributed to berries are prevention boosters make-up.
The most inexpensive and the best way I think to get all your nutrients is to eat a variety of foods.
Folic acid (folate) can be found in fruits which helps in red blood cell formation, may reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and even help in the protection of bone strength.
Potassium-rich foods, helps in the contraction of muscles, including the heart muscle also help in the maintenance of normal blood pressure.
Phosphorus found in fruits is also needed for strong bones and teeth.
Maintaining these water-soluble vitamins also help to protect the neurons from the damaging effects of the toxic Alzheimer's protein known as beta-amyloid.
Are you thinking how can I reach my daily servings of fruits. A handful of berries can be part of your assigned servings to your meals.
Berries can be had as a snack or taken as a supplementation with anthocyanins that exerts antimicrobial, cell-protective properties that promotes good health.
Putting more of natures own products on our plate might take more time but it is worth the effort both in satisfaction and our health. So get started on eating at least five servings of fruit and vegetables daily.