Blueberries - Berry Lovers

Blueberries

OriginBlueberry is a plant whose origin can be traced back to Europe, North Africa, the Caucasus region, and North Asia. Currently, the principal producer of this fruit is the United States, followed by Chile.

Nutritional BenefitsOne of its main benefits lies in its antioxidant effect, when compared to other fruit and vegetables. The pigment of its blue color intervenes in the human cell metabolism, decreasing the action of free radicals associated with aging, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer. These fruits have a low calorie value due to their scant number of carbohydrates and they are especially rich in vitamin C.

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Blackberries

Nutritional BenefitsBlackberries are rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, C, E, minerals like potassium and other components, such as folic acid and niacin. For its properties, blackberries are ideal for dealing with gastrointestinal problems, oral and throat afflictions, flu, rhinitis, as well as in aiding in the prevention of fluid retention. Furthermore, potassium is necessary for the transmission and generation of nervous impulses and for normal muscular activity as well.

Blackberries - Berry LoversOriginIts origin is from Asia and America. They are common in North America and Western Europe, especially in Mediterranean countries.

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Blueberries - Berry Lovers

Strawberries

OriginTheir origin is not well defined, some sources trace them back to Europe, but in general they are considered to be native of warm regions of the planet and historically they were already present in chronicles of ancient Rome.

Nutritional BenefitsStrawberries are rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants like vitamin E, which slow down the effects of aging and work against free radicals, infections, etc. Furthermore, they help in the elimination of liquids and they contain folic acid, which is recommended during pregnancy. They are also rich in fiber, which improves intestinal transit and intervenes in the stability of blood cells and fertility. Vitamin C intervenes in the formation of collagen, bones and teeth, red blood cells, and it also aids in the absorption of iron from foods and in the resistance to infections.

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