Blueberries aren’t actually Blue.

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Blueberries aren't actually blue.

Blueberries are not actually blue, but deep purple, which is the color of anthocyanin, a pigment that is especially rich in blueberries. Anthocyanins are very useful in combating inflammation. A good rule to follow is, the darker the berry, the more anthocyanins are present.

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Blueberries are sweet, nutritious, and wildly popular. These berries are very rich in antioxidants, which protect your body from free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage your cells and contribute to aging and diseases, such as cancer.

Also Read: Free Radicals: What is their role in making us old?

So, now you know that blueberries are not actually blue, but purple in color. That is all for now and meet you in my next article. Keep Reading, Keep Exploring, and Keep Sharing your Knowledge and above all BE CURIOUS. 🙂


Credits:

  • Healthline. 2021. 10 Proven Health Benefits of Blueberries. [online] Available at: <https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-benefits-of-blueberries>.
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Having lots of Curiosity in Mind and some Creativity in Heart. Aiming Stability like DNA and Versatility like RNA. Devoted to 3 things: Love, Smile, and Serve. I recently completed my M.Sc Biotech through a DBT sponsored program.

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