"Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food" -Hippocrates

The Desired Results

When a human mind clearly and continually visualizes an end result, with deep emotion and concentrated intent, then the formatted energy generated is converted into its mass equivalent- (the desired result)

By Jim Francis

Friday, June 1, 2012

Do You Know the Health Benefits of Blueberries? -- By Susan Katchur

The health benefits of blueberries are numerous! Blueberries are a small round, sweet tasting, fruit with a blue color. They contain the benefits of vitamins A, C, E and B complex. They have fiber and are loaded with healthy antioxidants. Anthocyanin, an antioxidant flavonoid, gives them a blue color. The deeper blue in color, the richer they are in antioxidants! They are low in calories. One cup equals about eighty calories. They are known as a "superfood" and tend to last longer than other varieties of berries.
North America produces the largest amount of blueberries in the world! They are harvested between April and October. Purchase at your local grocery store or grow them in your own garden. Blueberry shrubs grow about four to six feet in diameter. They are handsome and hearty in landscapes. They need full sunlight and well- drained soil.
Store blueberries in your fridge for longer life. Eat firm, plump, smooth skinned, deep blueberries. Generally, they should be eaten within a week. Fresh berries, stored in a fridge, may last ten to fourteen days. Eat them whole, mix them in a smoothie or bake them in a pie! There are lots of ways to eat this nutritious fruit! Also, try some blueberry juice for a healthy antioxidant drink!
Promotes healthy vision
Promotes healthy digestion
Helps improve memory and brain function
Helps prevent cancer
Helps prevent heart disease; lower cholesterol level; strengthen cardiac muscles
Boosts immune system
Helps to improve mood; antidepressants
Helps regulate blood sugar
Decrease belly fat
The antioxidants benefits in blueberries are numerous! They can help to improve the appearance of skin and promote healthy skin care. Antioxidants combat damaging free radicals that caused, pre-mature, aging of skin. Reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Blueberries hydrate the skin and helps repair the upper skin layers. You may want to try this homemade skin care treatment to improve the appearance of your skin.
BLUEBERRY RECIPE: Mix one hand full of blueberries, ( ten or so ), with a small amount of plain Greek yogurt, ( one tablespoon or so ). Blend together well until completely smooth. Apply a thin yogurt mixture to face, avoiding the eyes or other skin sensitive areas. Leave on for, approximately, ten to twenty minutes. Rinse face with cool water and gently towel dry. If you experience any skin irritation or discomfort, discontinue immediately. If needed, always consult your health care provider for your specific skin care needs.
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