Five things you might not know about blueberries

A classic addition to any fruit salad (and one of our favourite yoghurt toppers), blueberries are most commonly known for their antioxidant powers and low calorie count.

Here are a few facts you may not know about blueberries that make them one of the most popular superfoods!

Blueberries are a great source of vitamin C: Packed with vitamin C, blueberries help support a healthy immune system!

Blueberries are full of fibre: Blueberries contain close to 3g of fibre per 100g serving. This means they will keep everything moving as it should and help to clear toxins while supporting a healthy digestive system!

 

Blueberries can help protect against memory loss: Studies have shown the antioxidants in blueberries may reduce the risk of age-related cognitive conditions through their power to reduce toxic proteins that accumulate in the brain.

Blueberries are low GI:  Blueberries have a low GI which means they slowly release sugars to give you a sustained energy boost throughout the day.

Blueberries can be used as a natural food dye: Did you know you can use blueberries as a natural food dye? A range of tutorials can be found online to dye anything from food to fabric with blueberries!

Published on 22 January 2018



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