We all know that blueberries are antioxidant packed and super delicious, however we thought we’d share three interesting blueberry facts you may not know!
Blueberries neutralise free radicals that are responsible for damaging skin cells, therefore leaving your skin feeling younger and softer. They have the ability to leave you with soft, glowing skin as they are high in vitamin C content, which works with the collagen of our skin to keep it looking fresh and smooth.
It has been suggested that blueberries may have significant health benefits for people with high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease. Being a flavonoid-rich food, they can also decrease the risk of high cholesterol.
Blueberries can boost concentration and energy levels. A study published in 2010 in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that after 12 weeks of drinking blueberry juice daily, adults started to experience better learning and recall abilities than those who didn’t drink blueberry juice. The blueberry group also showed reduced symptoms of depression.