Category Archives: Blueberries

Anthocyanins Versus Vitamin C: Antioxidant Capacity

Vitamin C is an important dietary antioxidant. The vitamin role for vitamin C relates to its ability to act as a reducing agent in a number of metabolic reactions, one of which is required for the synthesis of collagen, which … Continue reading

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Anthocyanin Chemistry: Colour Changes

Anthocyanins are a group of phytonutrients with polyphenolic structures. They belong to the flavonoid group of nutrients and possess A, B and C rings with various subgroups that produces a range of different chemicals. Anthocyanins are found in plants as … Continue reading

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Antioxidants in Berries

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Blueberries For Blood Vessel Health

Diets high in plant foods are protective of health. In particular, plant based diets appear to be protective of cardiovascular disease. Plants produce polyphenolic substances as secondary metabolites and many of these chemicals are biologically active in humans. The absorption … Continue reading

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