Say Hello To The New Superfood!
Starting today we have a limited supply of Certified Organic Frozen Aronia berries for sale in our store.
A lot of people are just hearing about this awesome superfood, so we thought we would compile some information together and share it with our customers. Over the next few weeks we will be adding more information, and further reading articles, so be sure to come back and check out the updates!
Health Benefits Of Aronia Berries ( also known as Chokeberries)
Recently aronia berries have been gaining popularity among health conscious people who are looking to add more superfoods to their diets. Aronia berries are packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanin, and offer wonderful health benefits for those who want to improve their health through better nutrition.
The uses of Aronia berries are numerous, and come in all forms. Fresh & Frozen aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jame, syrup, and wine. Dried aronia berries can be eaten as a healthy snack, added to muesli, or used in muffins and other baked goodies. In some countries, dried aronia berries are used to make antioxidant-rich herbal tea.
Like other superfoods, the Aronia berry is high in antioxidants, what sets Aronia berries apart is the ORAC number, which supersedes all most all other berries. Antioxidants protect against many degenerative diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, and to slow down aging in general. They are also a crucial component of anti-wrinkle diseases as they help protect skin from harmful effects of environmental pollutants, tabacco smoke, the sun's ultraviolet radiation, and other factors that cause the body to product free radicals.
Aronia berries can also help with prevention of cold and flu. With a spoonful of dried aronia berries or juice, aronia berries have traditionally been used by Potawatomi indians to cure colds, and recent research confirms the antiviral properties and high vitamin C content. A group of Bulgarian scientists found Aronia melanocarpa to have in-vitro anti-viral activity against type A influenza virus as well as bacteriostatic activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.
Other areas Aronia Berries can help in:
- Urinary Tract Health
- Improve Blood Circulation & Strengthens Blood Vessels
- Balance of Blood Pressure Levels
- Prevention and Help in treatment of diabetes
- Gastro Protective Effect
- Anti-Carcinogenic Effect
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Suppress viruses
- Eyes Protection
- Weight Control
Check out our Blog for more nutritional information about Aronia Berries!