Did you know that many different edible berries grow in Finnish forests and it is estimated that only about a tenth of the harvest are picked and thousands of kilos are left to the woods. In this post we talk about berries and their health and beauty benefits to get you join our berriemania!
You have certainly heard how berries should be part of a healthy diet as they contain a lot of great nutrients that our bodies need, such as vitamin C, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Berries actually contain more vitamin C than citrus fruits or other common fruits. Berries also take care of our skin, for example the biotin improves the condition of the skin, hair and nails. We will now talk more about some of the most commonly found and used berries.
Wild blueberry (Bilberry)
Bilberry, the wild blueberry, is most probably known to everyone and loved by many. It’s an excellent berry to love as bilberries contain vitamin C, manganese and fiber. Bilberry also contains phytonutrients called polyphenols with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. They are also great for your skin as they contain vitamins A, C, E and K, which are also important for your skin’s well-being. Your skin also needs zinc, copper, potassium, magnesium, manganese and blueberries to get these nutrients. Bilberries are also good for the eyes.
Lingonberries are very popular berries in the Nordic countries. They are full of antioxidants that strengthen the immune system. Lingonberries are also good for detoxication and to promote digestion and weight loss. Your skin will also love lingonberries since they have anti-aging properties.
Lingonberries contain A, B, C, E and K vitamins, fiber that helps digestion and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium and potassium.
Blackcurrant is typically used for the treatment of flu. Blackcurrants contain a lot of antioxidants, they help digestion and strengthen immunity. Blackcurrants have also been known to have anti-aging and healing effects for the skin.
Blackcurrants have vitamin C, A and B, fibers, flavonoids, omega fatty acids and minerals such as calcium, copper, potassium, magnesium, manganese.
Cranberries are known to contain anti-aging ingredients, improve skin condition and are good for kidneys. Cranberry powder is also well suited for detoxification and helps in weight management.
Cranberry contains a lot of vitamins C, E and K, fiber and antioxidants that support the body’s immune system and metabolism.
Seabuckthorn is a real super berry as well as a beauty berry. It has anti-aging effects and is typically used in skin and hair care products as well as as a medicine.
The seabuckthorn powder contains naturally 60 different antioxidants, more than 10 times more vitamin C than orange, is rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, B12, C, E and K and omega fatty acids.
Explore more at www.arcticpowerberries.com how to simply add berries to your diet!
By eating the actual berries or berry powder, they absorb to your body a lot better by popping pills.
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