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8 incredible health benefits of consuming berries

Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:10 PM IST

From boosting antioxidants to supporting weight loss, check out the amazing health benefits that make berries a must-have addition to your diet.

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Berries are little powerhouses found in nature that are not only delicious but also nutrient-dense and can improve your health tremendously.  Whether they are eaten raw, pureed into smoothies, or added to your favourite foods, including a range of berries in your diet can be a tasty and healthy approach to improve your overall health and wellbeing. Dr Dimple Jangda, Ayurveda & Gut Health Coach, shared some amazing health benefits of consuming berries in her recent Instagram post.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:10 PM IST

Berries are little powerhouses found in nature that are not only delicious but also nutrient-dense and can improve your health tremendously.  Whether they are eaten raw, pureed into smoothies, or added to your favourite foods, including a range of berries in your diet can be a tasty and healthy approach to improve your overall health and wellbeing. Dr Dimple Jangda, Ayurveda & Gut Health Coach, shared some amazing health benefits of consuming berries in her recent Instagram post.(Unsplash)

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Superfood berries: Rich in antioxidants, berries are nutrient-dense superfoods that efficiently fend off free radicals and reduce oxidative stress.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Superfood berries: Rich in antioxidants, berries are nutrient-dense superfoods that efficiently fend off free radicals and reduce oxidative stress.(Unsplash)

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Antioxidant powerhouse: Blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries boast the highest antioxidant activity among commonly consumed fruits, second only to pomegranates. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Antioxidant powerhouse: Blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries boast the highest antioxidant activity among commonly consumed fruits, second only to pomegranates. (Unsplash)

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Diabetes-friendly: Berries play a crucial role in managing blood sugar and insulin levels. They enhance insulin sensitivity, mitigating blood sugar spikes and reducing the insulin response to high-carb meals.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Diabetes-friendly: Berries play a crucial role in managing blood sugar and insulin levels. They enhance insulin sensitivity, mitigating blood sugar spikes and reducing the insulin response to high-carb meals.(Unsplash)

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Anti-inflammatory benefits: Berries also contain several vitamins and minerals. they have strong anti-inflammatory properties. the antioxidants in berries may help lower inflammatory markers(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Anti-inflammatory benefits: Berries also contain several vitamins and minerals. they have strong anti-inflammatory properties. the antioxidants in berries may help lower inflammatory markers(Unsplash)

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Lower cholesterol: black raspberries and strawberries have been shown to help lower cholesterol in people who are obese or have metabolic syndrome.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lower cholesterol: black raspberries and strawberries have been shown to help lower cholesterol in people who are obese or have metabolic syndrome.(Pexels )

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Eat seasonal, eat local: Berries may not be available throughout the year and in all countries. In India, you can opt for the Indian gooseberry. If you are going to have frozen berries, remember to soak them for half an hour.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:10 PM IST

Eat seasonal, eat local: Berries may not be available throughout the year and in all countries. In India, you can opt for the Indian gooseberry. If you are going to have frozen berries, remember to soak them for half an hour.(Pexels )

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Who should have berries? Berries are excellent for Pitta and Kapha Prakriti, ideal for those aiming to lose weight and reduce oxidative stress. They also contribute to reversing the aging process of the skin.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Who should have berries? Berries are excellent for Pitta and Kapha Prakriti, ideal for those aiming to lose weight and reduce oxidative stress. They also contribute to reversing the aging process of the skin.(Pexels )

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How to have berries? Berries have an astringent quality that may cause Vata imbalances. For Vata Prakriti, it is advisable to make a fruit compote with lots of moisture. Pitta and Kapha Prakriti can enjoy raw or presoaked berries.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:10 PM IST

How to have berries? Berries have an astringent quality that may cause Vata imbalances. For Vata Prakriti, it is advisable to make a fruit compote with lots of moisture. Pitta and Kapha Prakriti can enjoy raw or presoaked berries.(Pexels )

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