Eat More Berries

by Kim
(11/18/15)

Berries are tiny powerhouses full of antioxidants that will improve immunity and fight disease. It seems blueberries are the best (the highest in antioxidants and the lowest in sugar), but blackberries, raspberries, bilberries, goji berries, strawberries, and even cherries make the list the world's healthiest fruit.


Years of research and countless studies have proven that increasing antioxidant intake can:

improve heart function
improve memory and delay age-related memory loss
prevent certain cancers
boost immunity
neutralize free-radicals (thereby preventing cellular damage)
protect the eyes
protect the liver
lower cholesterol
encourage healthy sleep

Doctors recommend eating about 1 cup of berries a day. They taste great on their own, but you can also add them liberally to smoothies, oatmeal, cereal, muffins, or just about anything else. Look for fresh or frozen, as canned options often contain sugars or are contaminated with BPA
and aluminum.

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