Blackberries are delicious and healthy, this we know, but the latest research has shown to have many benefits for the human body.
Blackberries build immunity because they contain vitamin C, which has several important roles, writes Daily Mail. Also, in the blueberry has, for example, twice as much that of vitamin than in the blueberry.
‘Vitamin C is essential for the immune system and cardiovascular system because it lowers blood pressure, “said Dr. Ursula Arens. He also reminded that vitamin C is important in treating anemia because it improves the absorption of iron in the body.
Blackberry has more fiber than most other fruits. The fist full of blackberries contains about 8 grams of fiber, and 25 grams of whole grains, how much per day is recommended, only 4 grams. Besides being good for digestion and weight maintenance, fiber helps lower cholesterol and maintain.
Blackberries help fight cancer diseases
‘Tannins that can ease the bleeding when it comes to minor injuries, are also found in blackberries, “says Doctor Sarah Wilson, working in a London hospital Princess Grace. Wilson added that in traditional medicine often used wraps Blackberry to wounds quickly healed. When tannins come into contact with the wound, helping to compress the tissue before.
Except for the treatment of minor wound, and tasty berries help in the fight against cancer diseases because they contain antioxidants containing anthocyanins slowing the growth of cancerous cells. And other types of red fruits and vegetables contain anthocyanins, but blackberries, according to recent studies, they have a far higherpercentage.
‘They contain the compound C3G which helps in the fight against skin cancer and esophagus, “she explained to the Daily Mail Doctor Arens.
If you eat two handfuls blackberries day, you’ll enter the required dose of manganese in the body. On the other hand, one of the minerals that are needed for stronger, healthier bones.
Another useful vitamin u blackberries – B9 – known as folic acid. Together with Vitamin B12 is necessary in the formation of new blood cells. Folic acid often recommended for pregnant women as it prevents neural tube defects embryos.
Blackberries have lutein, which is good for eye protection because it can prevent the damage that they make the ultraviolet rays.