Blueberry berries, in addition to excellent taste, regulate blood pressure, lower the level of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Bilberry belongs to low-calorie foods, because it has a low glycemic index. These berries are extremely rich in vitamin K, and also contain vitamins C, E, A and B-groups, as well as magnesium, potassium, manganese, copper, iron and zinc.
The berries are very tasty and ripen in summer - from July to September.
In addition to berries, the medicinal properties are possessed by the leaves of blueberries. They are harvested until ripening of berries, and they need to be dried well in a dark place. They are most often used to make medicinal tea, which is suitable for patients with diabetes.
Studies have shown that people who drank up to two cups of blueberry tea daily, decreased the level of fats in the blood. In addition, regular consumption of these berries protects blood vessels from oxidative stress, which can cause their obstruction.
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