Thursday, August 4, 2011

Health Benefits of Black Berries

Black berry fruits are soft and juicy. Black berry is the main source of antioxidants and some additional presence of vitamins just adds to the list of health benefits of black berries. What we find in black berries is water, fats, carbohydrates, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and copper. This list is almost the nutrition which is required by our body to maintain good health. Apart from the nutritional health benefits of black berries they are used as a weapon to prevent the various types of cancers specially the breast cancer. Black berries are one of the best source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Black Berry Fruits are used as an ingredient in preparing jams, juices, syrups and even wine. Most of the children are fond of the taste for black berries. Black berries also aid the health by increasing the immune system. Not only the black berry fruit has benefits but the leaves of black berries are also used in preparing a healthy tea which when consumed can help people who suffer from infections like sore throat and mouth irritation. Fibrous contents of the blackberries will help in maintaining the digestive health and blood sugar level in control. Vitamin C and the antioxidants can give one a younger look and make our skin glow. Most of the beauty creams have blackberries as content because of above health benefits. Same reason makes them the ingredient of different medicines.

Some other health benefits of black berries are
1) Black berry leaves is used to make the tea which is important to stomach cancer.
2) Black berry is the rich sources of fiber which plays a vital role in weight loss and lowering the cholesterol level.
3) Almost all the prescribed medicines for weakness in the form of syrup has blackberry in some quantity. Blackberries when taken along with diet can recover a sick person quickly because of its highly nutritious nature.

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