Growing in nature blueberries (Blueberry blueberry) in the wild, while blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) are cultivated.
It anthocyanin content of wild blueberries is much higher compared to other berries. In fact, the wild blueberry is three to five times richer in these flavonoids than the cultivated blueberry. Wild blueberries are also smaller in size and their water-soluble dark blue color absorbs very easily on the skin and clothing.
What makes the Finnish wild blueberry so unique?
Due to Finland's northern location, blueberries, which grow wild in the forests, extremely high anthocyanin and polyphenol levels. Due to the combination of light, warmth and sufficient moisture, these Arctic wild blueberries ripen optimally during the summer months. In the middle of summer the days are exceptionally long: in the southern parts of Finland daylight lasts 19 hours and in the north the sun never sets at all! What do you think of that! This abundance of natural arctic light promotes the formation of the anthocyanin compounds the Finnish wild blueberry an extraordinary super berry is.
What are the health benefits of wild blueberries?
Wild blueberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) include rich in vitamins C and E. These vitamins strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation and help support the quality of skin.
They contain minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, which support bones and the body's ability to use vitamins and minerals more efficiently.
However, the main health benefit of the blueberry comes from its anthocyanin compounds. Anthocyanins are flavonoids with antioxidant effects. Not only do they act as antioxidants in fighting free radicals, they also have anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties and may even help fight cancer cells.
In addition, blueberries can relieve fiber and protect against intestinal inflammation, such as ulcerative colitis, and significantly improve gut health.
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