Among berries, blueberry is considered the “superfruit” by its proven health benefits in children, pregnant women and elderly people, such as anti-inflammatory and antibiotic effects.

It also helps to keep blood circulation healthy, especially capillary arteries, and sight, hearing and skin young.
The blue purplish skin coloration is produced by polyphenols (anthocyanins and flavonoids), excellent antioxidants for tissue that delay the aging process. They seize free radicals (subproducts that transform food into energy), that is, chemicals highly harmful that when come into contact with DNA and other body molecules cause oxidative damage to the body producing cellular changes. They also oxidize “good” cholesterol and cause premature physical and mental aging.

United States Department of Agriculture researchers found that blueberries ranked first in antioxidant activity in comparison to 40 other fresh fruits and vegetables: