You know that blueberries are delicious and that they are good for you. But, as you grab a handful of berries to bite into, do you pause to think of the potential benefits of blueberries?
In fact, researchers have left no stone unturned when it comes to assessing the benefits of the nutrient-dense super berries. From delaying signs of aging to aiding weight loss, studies indicate that these ‘little blue dynamos’ hold the key to better skin, hair, and health.
Blueberries generally do not cause any side effects. However, those with underlying health conditions should check with their medical practitioner before adding blueberries to their diet.
Blueberries also lower the level of blood sugar in diabetics, so the consumption of berries should go hand in hand with monitoring for signs of hypoglycemia.
It is advised that women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consume blueberries in moderation, as the risks posed in consuming larger amounts is not known yet (1).