Phenolic compounds are substances that protect fruits from the attack of germs and predators. Apples are rich in these substances, which function as antioxidants that delay cellular aging, helping, among other things, to protect the brain against different diseases or disorders.
Among the properties of currants that improve health and well-being in general, is their high content of vitamin A, B and C. They are associated with good skin health, since their antioxidant activity contributes to combat certain skin conditions, including signs of aging. They were also recorded to function as a natural diuretic.
Berries have many healthy properties due to their rich content of vitamin A and C, calcium, phosphorus, proteins, and simple carbohydrates, which help keep the body energized. In addition, different studies found that they are a great option to strengthen cognitive health.
Also known as beetroots, are high in potassium, which helps stimulate communication between nerves and muscles. In addition, they function as vasodilators, counteracting some of the harmful effects of sodium on blood pressure
Sources: Comprehensive Natural Medicines Database, U.S. National Library of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.