Wild blueberries

Blueberries, Nature's Miracle

When we were kids, blueberries were an essential part of summer. At camps, they made blueberry dumplings, grandmothers baked delicious blueberry pies, mothers prepared blueberries mashed with sugar and cream, and children picked blueberries in the forest and ate them straight away.Did you know that blueberries not only taste great but are also incredibly healthy? These are mainly the wild, forest ones that leave your mouth beautifully blue and are hard to wash out of clothes.

Blueberries are packed with numerous health benefits. They support brain activity, positively affect digestion, improve cardiovascular functions, and also enhance memory while lowering blood pressure.They prevent premature aging of the body, help with urinary tract infections, and combat diabetes. If you exercise, blueberries will help you burn fat and aid in muscle recovery.

Let's take a closer look.

The skin of blueberries contains anthocyanins, which give them their beautiful dark blue color (blue is good!), but what’s important for us is that they have anti-inflammatory properties. According to research (source: wildblueberries.com), wild blueberries contain 33% more of this substance than garden blueberries. Anthocyanins also support a healthy body and brain function.

Antioxidants help the body break down free radicals, which can cause various lifestyle diseases, cancer, cataracts... Berries are full of antioxidants, and you won't guess which one has the most. Yes, wild blueberries (again, these are wild blueberries from the Nova Scotia region, which contain twice the amount of antioxidants compared to garden blueberries) /source: wildblueberries.com, actually have the highest amount of antioxidants among all commonly consumed fruits and vegetables.

Blueberries not only taste great, but they also provide numerous benefits.Enjoy a few of them daily, whether fresh, frozen, or dried.

gfBar is the only energy snack in the world that contains 50% wild blueberries from Nova Scotia.This ranks it among premium bars with the maximum amount of antioxidants that the human body can process in a single day.

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