Prevent or reverse damaged cells with bilberry
Bilberry has been used for centuries for both medicine and foods. They are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants have demonstrated in helping to prevent or reverse damages to cells. They also prevent a number of long-term illnesses like heart disease, cancer and macular degeneration, an eye disorder.
The pharmaceutical industry just introduced another high priced prime time television advertisement about an "Expensive" answer for treating atherosclerosis (plaque that blocks blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.
The disclaimer side effects from taking this medicine sounded almost as bad. Add in the cost of the doctor visit and the cost of the prescription, this is a very expensive cure.
Changing your diet and add vitamin rich antioxidants is the right way to healthy living. The bilberry has been linked to several benefits for our body.
University of Maryland Medical Center
has given their opinion on the bilberry and its possible medical alternatives.
Adding this to your diet might just repair blood vessels and cells damaged by "free radicals", help or improve your eye-sight and protect your heart from suffering from a stroke.
The medical industry is acknowledging that antioxidants can help prevent a number of illnesses.
The herbal protection of antioxidants
By adding antioxidant rich foods to your diet you might avoid some of the health issues. Most people suffering from these health problems buy prescription drugs that are prescribed by a doctor.
Atherosclerosis: (harding of the arteries)
Cataracts: Improved eye site
Chronic venous insufficiency: leg swelling and varicose veins
Fibrocystic breast disease
Bilberry is recommended for people with diabetes, not for lowering blood sugar, but for improving the strength and circulation in blood vessels.
Varicose veins are repairable
Varicose veins develop when you have faulty valves in your veins and weakened vein walls. Normally one-way valves in these veins keep the blood flowing efficiently against gravity up toward the heart.
When these valves don't function, blood pools, pressure builds up, and the veins become weakened, enlarged, and twisted.
There are surgical repairs that can be very expensive or there are natural repairs that may take longer but allows the body to repair itself by increasing blood circulation and repairing the damage in the blood vessels.
A close relative to the blueberry
Bilburries are throughout the world growing in temperate and sub-artic regions.
The easiest way to tell the difference between the bilberry and the blueberry is by the color of the fruit pulp. Blueberries are light green, and bilberries is red or purple.
Depending on what part of the world, people enjoy bilberries in England eating whortleberries and cream, your getting a healthy dose of rich antioxidants.
They are also a popular food for hikers, and forest animals. Bilberries are also made into jams, juices, and pies.
The French use it as a base for liqueurs and also a popular flavoring for sorbets and other desserts.
Natural cures have been around for centuries and modern medicine has chosen to ignore these herbal remedies and developed drugs that may have terrible side-effects.
Only now are some of these natural remedies being considered like the healing power of
, the "super-foods" like the
antioxidant rich bilberry
How about adding some blueberries to you breakfast? See what health benefits you will gain for your body.
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