Berry, Berry Good For You


Who doesn’t love fresh, delicious berries, especially in the summertime? Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and so many others are such a tasty treat. I actually love to munch on frozen berries. They come in individual frozen bags and are a cool treat during the hot summer months


Fresh berries are also an excellent topping for cereal or oatmeal. What a great way to start your morning. Not only are they delicious but they are extremely nutritious and provide so many different health benefits many of us may not even realize. Along with providing these amazing nutrients for our body, berries can also fight inflammation. We have more on why you should be eating more berries today at …


Berries are also a perfect addition to a refreshing smoothie. One trick I learned over my many smoothie-making years...I use frozen berries instead of fresh berries and do not add ice. It makes a smoothie less watery and much thicker. Plus, you don’t have to worry about frozen berries going bad in the fridge.


Berries have so many different health benefits that they bring to the table. They are loaded with antioxidants, they are delicious alone or even in healthy recipes, they can be enjoyed on almost all diet types, they could reduce your chances of getting cancer, are beneficial to your skin, and are helpful in fighting inflammation. Here's the berry good news about some of the most popular berries...



1. Blueberries

Blueberries are rich in antioxidants that help our bodies to counter harmful free radicals. They also contain vitamin C, and potassium as well. On top of all that, blueberries are low in calories, so we can eat more of them and enjoy their taste longer.




2. Strawberries

Strawberries have many benefits. They contain malic acid, a naturally occurring acid that helps whiten teeth. They’re also a good source of vitamin C, antioxidants, potassium, and magnesium too.



3. Blackberries

Blackberries have a lot of fiber in them. Fiber is an important component of our bodies’ digestive health. Blackberries also have manganese, vitamin C, and vitamin K.