When it comes to health, berries have an incredible reputation.
All berries are full of antioxidants, rich in several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C and manganese, yet low in calories. Berries are one of the lowest-calorie fruits, and contain fibre including soluble fiber and so much more.
Studies have shown that consuming soluble fibre slows down the movement of food through your digestive tract, leading to reduced hunger and increased feelings of fullness.
Most of the carbohydrates found in berries are fiber and very little is sugar.The high fiber content of berries means that their digestible or net carb content is low. Scientific evidence links fiber intake to a plethora of health benefits.
Some berries have low sugar content suitable for diabetics, if you want to keep your sugar intake low but still want to eat fruits, berries are your best option.
In addition to weight loss, berries have been shown to boost bone density, maintain healthy vision, protect against the sun’s UV rays, slash the risk of cancer and Parkinson’s disease, fight infections, and keep your brain young. That’s why berries are powerful stuff!