Blueberry is a fruit rich in antioxidant vitamins A, B6, C, E, K and B-carotene. Also in sugars, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, inorganic acids, mineral salts, pectin and fiber. Poor in sodium, fat and calories , for that it is part of the natural foods that contains great energy and keep the body healthy and youthful.
The Blueberries advertised as a source of eternal youth and current studies for their benefits are focused on antioxidant activity, anti-aging, prevention of cancer, heart and brain function, vision and urinary tract health.
Also Blueberry fruits acting beneficially in sight, in the prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections, in prevention of allergies, in combating bad cholesterol (LDL) and arteriosclerosis, in controlling hypertension, etc. because of Phytoestrogens containing in the fruit and leaves of the plant.
The great content in glikozoidi such as neomyrtilini, has been scientifically proven to be highly effective in treatment of diabetes mellitus. Also the folic acid and elagum acid of blueberry fruits has been shown experimentally that slow and protect against the growth of tumors in stomach, esophagus, lungs, oral cancer, colon, prostate, womb and ovary.