The dried organic blueberries by Nature’s All Foods are a healthy travel food choice for any outdoor adventure, or they can be great for munching while sitting on your couch and watching a movie. Lightly crunchy, they are ideal as a tasty and nutritious dessert that unlike mass produced wafers, chocolates or some heavy cream cake, will help you stay in good health and will help provide your body with the proper nourishment it needs.
The blueberries are 100% freeze-dried to preserve the essential nutrients of this beneficial and incredibly delicious fruit that most of us adore. With their gluten free, kosher and GMO-free status, the blueberries are suitable for people with celiac disease, vegans, those suffering from different allergies, and everybody else. Offering mess free eating, they won’t cause any mess in your home or vehicle (if you’re on the road).
If you’re on a weight loss diet, this healthy treat will be a suitable adjunct to it, because it contains only 35 calories per 10g serving. Blueberries are known to have certain minerals and vitamins found present in them. They are a very good source of vitamin C and vitamin K, while they also have smaller amounts of B complex vitamins and vitamin E.
On the other hand the minerals you can obtain from the fruit (though also in smaller amounts) are manganese, copper, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. Moreover, blueberries are a decent source of dietary fiber, thus offering aid in sustaining a healthy digestion system.
The biggest asset of blueberries though are their exceptional antioxidant potency. As a matter of fact, they have one of the highest ORAC value 5562 TE (Trolex equivalents). This antioxidant strength comes from poly-phenolic anthocyanidin constituents like tannins, chlorogenic acid, kaempferol, quercetin and myricetin, as well as flavonoid antioxidants such as zea-xanthin, lutein and β-carotene.
When combined together, all these compounds help ward off free radicals and their noxious effects on the body like infections, cancers, premature aging and other degenerative diseases. Another compound called chlorogenic acid, also acts as an antioxidant and it helps lower the blood sugar levels and control blood-glucose levels in Diabetes mellitus type 2.