Organic Aronia Berry Powder
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates, ancient Greek physician
There is healing power in food. It’s where we get our nutrition from and in times of sickness, where we will get our rescue. Aronia berry has joined the team of health food that fights illnesses and maintains wellness.
What is it?
Aronia berry (chokeberry or black apple berry are its other names) is a member of the Rose family. It is a shrub that grows to a height of 12 feet and is a native of the northeastern US, Great Lakes region and Canada. It thrives in moist woods, thickets and cliffs. They can adapt to full sunlight or partial shade.
The fruits of the Aronia plant are pea-sized, with a deep purplish black color. Some varieties however are red or purple in color. Aronia berries are so juicy that it is often used in making juices and wines in Eastern Europe. However, once they turn ripe, the fruits immediately start to shrivel. Aronia berries have a very astringent flavor, like cranberries.
Some landscapers use the Aronia plant for the beautiful creamy white flowers that bloom late in the spring. The plant can also be utilised as a windbreaker in border plantings. Some of the popular Aronia berry varieties include Viking and Nero which are produced for its fruits. Autumn Magic and Iraqis Beauty are two varieties used as ornaments.
Like other berries, Aronia has significant amounts of antioxidants. The question is, how does it fare compared to other berries? It has higher antioxidant molecules than many other berries out there such as blueberries, cranberries, strawberries and more and other than that, Aronia are also rich in Vitamin C which helps contribubte the following.
Collagen Formation. Collagen is known contributor of brighter and healthy skin but this lavish protein in the human body, are also found in the bones, muscles and tendons. To some know factors, such like high sugar consumption, smoking, sunlight, aging can cause collagen depletion. Though avoiding those can reduce visible aging and protect collagen but having a typical serving Aronia powder added to your juices, purees, jams, teas and etc., would definetely give a good contribution in having a normal collagen formation.
Protection of Cells from Oxidative Stress. Naturally, body produces free radicals but there are factors that can likely accelerate their production and may cause imbalance between free radical and antioxidant activity. There are things that you can do to avoid such imbalance, try to avoid smoking and exposure of pollution, radiation, toxic chemicals and increase your antioxidants level by eating five servings per day of a variety of fruits and vegetables or simply add Aronia to one of your antioxidants.
Impact Foods can provide a consistent supply of organic Aronia berry powder UK in bulk, private label and white label. We can also deliver to any place in the UK and all throughout Europe.