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Why Should I Eat Bilberry?

July 14, 2013 Natural remedies

bilberryBilberry (Vaccinum myrtillus) has one of the richest content in anthocyanins, which is found in red, purple or blue fruits. Bilberry have a pleasant sweet-sour taste and a lot of health benefits.

Bilberry is known to have anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and lipid-lowering effects. These fruits also improve vision, protect from cardiovascular and circulatory disease and reduce oxidative stress.

Top health benefits of bilberry

1. Antioxidant effects – Athocyanins fight free radicals and protect the cells against oxidative stress.

2. Antiseptic effect – Bilberry inhibits the adhesion of bacteria to cell walls. Thus, it is responsible for microbial killing. It can also be used to enhance the effects of antibiotics...

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