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Miraculous Anthocyanins: Health hidden in vibrant colors

Anthocyanins are substances which are in different orange, red to blue fruits and vegetables. Most of them are then included in the smaller fruit. The effects of these substances on human health are astonishing.

Reach for vibrant shades

Crops rich in anthocyanins know at a glance: the stronger the color the better. Plants producing anthocyanins defend against stress factors of the surrounding environment, such as UV radiation, low temperatures and drought. The content of these substances, but can also among crop varieties differ significantly. Typical sources of anthocyanins as: black currants, elderberries, blueberries, strawberries, dark grapes, red wine, cherries, plums, red orange, red cabbage.

shrouded in mystery

Mechanisms such Anthocyanins protect humans against various diseases remain obscure so far. But from various observations suggest that their consumption is beneficial. Reduce risk, in particular:
cardiovascular diseases,
senile dementia.

Some of the effects are verified only at the experimental level, others also in clinical trials. Arguably, the feed is constantly elderberries and blackberries just so you can reduce the risk of heart attack by eight percent, a bit naive. But since it is a quite serious illness, it is a pleasant reduce risk of formation of so simple, and even delicious.

Always at hand

Experts as a major step to saturate the body anthocyanins recommend adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables. It's still around repeated password, but it's just so. If you do not have a garden and you do not want to spend too much, you can still go to get anthokyanům.
They serve as a resource as well as well as jams, wine, juice, fruit yogurt, etc. Anthokyanům cooking mind.
If you want to serve from cheap natural resources, go to the elderberries.
If it can help at harvest time should be conveniently buy strawberries, blueberries in the forest to collect or save Cart currant, feel free to chill (first individually on a tray and frozen until descend into the bag, let him not stick together). Throughout the winter, then you can go for a bit of summer to refresh you, please, and strengthen your health.

Author of the article: MUDr.Tereza Kopecká
Source: U lékař

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