Blueberries, the top 4 reasons you need these in your diet.

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Blueberries, the top 4 reasons you need these in your diet.

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  Untitled designWe already know that fresh or frozen, blueberries are a delicious and nutritious fruit to include in your diet. You may not know just how good they are for you however! Check out the top 5 reasons you should include blueberries in your week. A source of fibre As blueberries are eaten whole, without removing skin/seeds, they are a great source of fibre which helps keep you regular, feeling full, and slows digestion for more sustained blood sugar levels. Fighters of heart disease and cancer As blueberries contain a type of antioxidant called anthocyanins as well as other important nutrients like vitamin A, C, and B6, they can help support heart health and decrease your chances of a heart attack, plus reduce risk of certain cancers. Source of folate An important nutrient to prevent the formation of neural tube defects in pregnancy, blueberries are a source of folate and can help boost levels in combination with an appropriate pregnancy multivitamin. They help battle ageing As a source of vitamin C, blueberries can help maintain collagen which is important for skin elasticity and smoothness.

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