Berry Good

Berries are nature's front line soldiers. Eating berries provides your body with antioxidants that help relieve the daily oxidative stress caused by free radicals that can lead to serious health related issues including cancer. Kiwi, yes kiwi is considered a berry, blueberries, cranberries, or strawberries; all contain various amounts of antioxidants, so consider adding them to your daily diet.

All berries are beneficial. Loaded with fiber and vitamin C, these little gems are great for weight loss and lowering your blood pressure. They have plenty of folate which has been known to protect against age-related memory loss, as well as heart disease. Folate has also been used to treat people who suffer from insomnia and depression.

The best way to consume berries is fresh, with frozen running a close second. Have them in a smoothie, over a bowl of oatmeal, or freshly washed out of the package but whatever you do, HAVE SOME!!!

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