A budget-friendly powerhouse plant where you will reap tons of health benefits. Blackcurrants are popularly used in native parts of Europe and Asia; without a doubt this deep purple and punchy flavoured fruit is incomparable to damsons or raspberries – even to the famous
blueberries. A handful of blackcurrants delivers tangy edge of everything from pudding to smoothies packed with vitamins and nutrients.
Why are blackcurrants good for you?
Vitamin C Rich.
Besides its rich flavour and vibrant colour, blackcurrants are loaded with sumptuous health- promoting micronutrients, even likened with “superfood” berries. These are remarkably great source of vitamin C which helps our body to absorb iron. But, not just that, it is also known to
strengthen our immune system, which helps combat common diseases like cold, cough, flu and infections three times more than oranges.
Rich in Vitamin A.
If you’re one of those people whose concern is your eye-sight, blackcurrants got you covered because it also has vitamin A which improves our vision and protect eyes from free radicals. According to a research in 2012, seed oils from blackcurrants contains GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) a type of omega-6 fatty which is promising for treating dry eyes.
Protects The Mind & Heart.
You may ask what else can this fruit offer? Since it produces high amounts of antioxidants, consuming enough blackcurrants can reduce stress and inflammation commonly linked to brain ageing and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Aside from its brain friendly sustenance, blackcurrants have abundant of flavonoids and omega
3 acids that can lessen bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol which improves the flow of blood towards the heart and reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Blackcurrants can be mixed in your jams, smoothies, and ice cream which can also be found in our superfood powder blend Organic Berry Boost. Grab yours and have a taste of its wonderful