It is also packed with antioxidants plus high contents of vitamins C and E. Blueberries are recommended consumption for men suffering from penile curvature better known as Peyronie’s disease. One study found that eating blueberries can improve erection quality and help reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction just as coffee.
One of the main components in blueberries is anthocyanins. Anthocyanins belong to the flavonoid group of phytochemicals and thought to be an essential group of phenolics present in foods.
Dr. Robert Krikorian, Ph.D. is one of the foremost researchers focusing on studies of blueberries. He is a professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Psychology in the University of Cincinnati.
In an interview with Smart Drug Smarts, he shared important information about blueberry supplementation and how it improves memory function. According to Dr. Krikorian, he and his team used blueberry juice and powdered blueberries in their study.
He also published a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry about the benefits of blueberry supplementation for older adults.
The interview starts at 10:35 and ends at 31:43. However, I encouraged you to listen to the entire duration of the podcast as the host shared valuable information about blueberries. One of the things that caught my attention, the color of blueberries, which is also a similar color to eggplants is the one responsible for the antioxidant contents.
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Make Blueberries Part Of A Good Nutrition Plan and Healthy Lifestyle Practices
The information on blueberries and it helps improve memory function is amazing. However, this does not mean you should only focus on eating blueberries. Instead, make it as part of your overall healthy lifestyle practices.
One thing you should avoid consuming in a large amount is sugar. Sugar here is referred to refined sugars in bottled drinks including sodas and fruit juices. Not just on these food sources, but also sugars found in the majority of sweets.
Eat whole foods instead. Fresh fruits are also sweet, and that include blueberries. Many health experts call blueberries as nature’s candy. Although blueberries are sweet, which of course contain sugar, it does not have a similar effect when you consumed refined sugar.
Below is a helpful infographic that outlined a healthy nutrition for mental health and provides a good picture on ways to minimize sugar consumption.
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