Blueberries are a rich source of various skin friendly vitamins and minerals that’s why they are often used to treat various skin problems like acne, wrinkles, aging, and more. The presence of vitamin C and E along with other nutrients makes it an excellent ingredient for skin care. It’s gentle on your skin so you can use it freely regardless of the skin type you have. Blueberries have a rich indigo color and fruity scent that leaves your skin fresh, smooth and with a citrus feel.
Eating blueberries is also one of the best ways to get all the benefits as it is also rich in anti-oxidants that helps your body release the bad toxins on your body. It also keeps your immune system strong and prevents colds and flu. Blueberries are also known to be an effective facial and body scrub. Mixing it with coconut oil, wild blueberry seeds, sugar and citrus essential makes it a favorite among the other body scrubs in the market.
Aside from the healthy benefits of blueberries in your skin and body, blueberry flavors are becoming popular in desserts. With endless variety of recipes that range from simple and classic, more tropical varieties are added when it comes to toppings. Fresh and nutritional ingredients are introduced with a few flavor enhancers for a maximum taste satisfaction.
According to research, blueberries, along with other berries such as raspberries, blackberries, cranberries, and strawberries are also healthy and safe for dogs to eat. Because they contain antioxidant properties, it can also protect your dogs against the effects of free radicals that can cause damage to our cells and to our friendly canine. It may help prevent cancer, heart disease and other health issues. Studies have shown that blueberries are beneficial to older dogs that help them keep their cognitive functions, especially for those dogs that might be experiencing canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome.
Karen Mitchell works as a nutritionist in a skin company and often recommends natural options instead of the chemically produced products. She works with different types of doctors for best recommendations.