There is a lot of talk and buzz about super-fruits. What they are? What do they do? How can we benefit from their consumption or use in our diets? These fruits seem to have amazing properties, but there is plenty of mystery on how they can be beneficial. Eating them won´t make us superheroes, but the properties of these fruits are nothing to sneeze at either.
They are called “super” because of their high concentration of disease-fighting minerals, antioxidants and other vitamins with a lot of health benefits.
We at Dark Dog Organic are so passionate about super-fruits! They not only are nutritious, but they are also delicious! Here are some super-fruits that you can add to your diet:
Elderberry. Containing one of the highest concentrations of flavonoids, their antioxidant properties may help prevent damage to the body’s cells. This fruit is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-influenza, and anticancer properties also.
Acerola. This tiny super-fruit has the ability to help with the release of sugar into the bloodstream helping diabetes management. It contains one of highest concentrations of Vitamin C in a fruit.
Pomegranate. Just like the other super fruits, pomegranate stands out for its antioxidant value. It is also very beneficial to combat kidney disease since it contains critic and malic acid which help in the elimination of uric acid.
Coconut Water. Known for being highly hydrating drink, this low fat this thirst quencher also boasts being naturally fat and cholesterol free. It also has as much potassium as four bananas.
Cranberries. Besides having high antioxidant content, their components neutralize the action of free radicals that are considered harmful to the body. Other notable benefits include a lowered risk of urinary tract infections, decreased blood pressure and prevention of certain types of cancer.
Of course the list of super-fruits is much more extensive. You can find the ones mentioned above in Dark Dog Organic energy drinks making them the perfect choice for getting all of your super-fruit. As research continues to discover more about these super-fruits it will be exciting to see what else they find in these already amazing creations of nature.
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