Dried blueberries are very rich in antioxidants like anthocyanins as well as a host of other nutrients like vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper, selenium, manganese, zinc, dietary fiber, iron. Recently, researchers at Tufts University analyzed 60 fruits and vegetables for their antioxidant capability. Blueberries came out on top, rating highest in their capacity to destroy free radicals. Our 100% pure freeze dried blueberry powder concentrates all this natural nutrition in an easy to use delicious convenient form.
Raw freeze dried Blueberry powder contain substances that have antioxidant strong properties. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which are unstable molecules linked to the development of a number of diseases including cellular mutations, cardiovascular disease and other age-related conditions such as Alzheimer's. According to the USDA database of the antioxidant activity of selected foods (ORAC values), blueberries rank among the highest on a per serving basis. Polyphenols, specifically anthocyanins, give blueberries their blue hue and are the major contributors to the antioxidant activity of the fruit.
Blueberry, like its relative the cranberry, might help prevent bladder infections by stopping bacteria from attaching to the walls of the bladder. Blueberry fruit is also high in fiber which could help normal digestive function.
In laboratory animal studies, researchers have found that blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may reduce the effects of age related conditions. Researchers found that diets rich in blueberries significantly improved both the learning capacity and motor skills of aging animals, making them mentally equivalent to much younger ones.
Phytonutrients called anthocyanidins in blueberries may neutralize free radical damage to the collagen matrix of cells and tissues that can lead to cataracts, glaucoma, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, peptic ulcers, heart disease and cellular mutations. Anthocyanins, the blue-red pigments found in blueberries, may also improve the integrity of support structures in the veins and entire vascular system. Anthocyanins have been shown to possibly enhance the effects of vitamin C, improve capillary integrity, and stabilize the collagen matrix (the ground substance of all body tissues). They work their protective magic by preventing free-radical damage, inhibiting enzymes from cleaving the collagen matrix, and directly cross-linking with collagen fibers to form a more stable collagen matrix.
Some possible traditional uses of Raw Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder may include:
● High antioxidant activity
● May be helpful in combating Macular Degeneration
● Relieving both diarrhea & constipation
● Supports healthy heart function
● Blueberries are one of the few sources of ellagic acid
● May support healthy cholesterol levels
● Neutralizes free radicals which may affect disease & aging in the body
● Encouraging healthy memory and brain function.
● May Improving digestion
● Promoting urinary tract health
● May Protect eye function
This powder tends to clump. If clumping occurs, lay the bag on a flat surface and place a towel over the bag. Then pound on the bag until the clumps break up. The towel will help protect the bag from damage.
Mix 2 teaspoons with juice, yogurt, or add to your favorite smoothie or recipes.
Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder.
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Raw Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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