Anthocyanin ingredient, protein, calcium reinforcement, food compatibility is good
Blueberries are popping up in stores these days. Blueberry is one of the fast growing foods in Korea. It is expensive because it requires a lot of maintenance and labor, but more and more people are looking for it. Blueberries are a scrubby plant belonging to the rhododendron family and they are harvested by people by picking small berries. Let’s learn more about blueberries.
◆ One of the best anti-aging foods… Freezing tastes like ice cream
Blueberries are one of North America’s native fruits and have been harvested in the wild for thousands of years and used medicinally. It was selected as one of the best anti-aging foods by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and received a lot of attention as a health food. It is usually eaten raw with the skin on, but can also be made into juice, ade, or yogurt. Frozen blueberries have the same quality as ice cream when eaten raw. It is desirable that the surface be covered with waxy flowers.
◆ Blueberry + yogurt for breakfast… Added calcium and protein
If you eat yogurt with blueberries in the morning, you can make up for the lack of calcium and protein. In particular, if you eat Greek yogurt made without artificial additives, you can add texture and nutrients. Greek yogurt contains 1.5 times more protein and more calcium than regular yogurt. On the other hand, the sodium and sugar content is less than half. It is good for strengthening muscles and bones, and there are many lactic acid bacteria, which increase immunity and help intestinal health.
◆ After all, anthocyanin component… Improve vision, delay aging, blood circulation
Anthocyanins are also a key component of blueberries. Anthocyanin, a dark blue pigment, helps improve vision by promoting the resynthesis of rhodopsin, a cell involved in vision in the retina of the eye. Phenolic compounds, such as carotenoids, flavonoids, chlorgenic acid, and proanthocyanidin, prevent harmful free radicals in the body, slow down cell aging, and contribute to blood circulation.
◆ Prevent the absorption of sugar and cholesterol… Leave the white powder as it is and wash it off quickly.
Blueberries prevent the absorption of sugar and cholesterol in the intestines and reduce the harmful substances that accumulate in the intestines. It helps prevent colon cancer with a bowel cleansing effect. Vitamin C, iron, potassium, and other minerals necessary for the human body are contained equally. It is good if the fruit is firm and has a white powder on the surface. Rinse with running water as if rinsing quickly and eat.