Organic Blueberry Powder
Succulent and sweet, blueberries are one of the most popular fruit treats of the summer season. It’s one of those fruits you can eat fresh, not just in cakes, jams and preserves. They can also be found in products like blueberry powder and dried blueberries.
But it’s not just their taste and versatility that makes them distinctive, but also its nutritional value. And this nutritional density is something that would really surprise you.
What is it?
You may not find it hard to look for blueberries as they are often included in so many dishes, but they are actually unique. Blueberries are interestingly the only blue food in existence. Some blueberries though, have a deep purple-black color. The size of the fruit ranges from pea to marble size.
You will also find blueberries coated in a whitish-gray covering which serves as the fruit’s protective layer.
A native of North America, these cute little blue rounded fruits have so many species concentrated in North America than any other place in the world. There are three main types of blueberries: lowbush, which can also be found in Asia and the Mediterranean, rabbitseye and highbush, which can only be exclusively found in North America.
For so many centuries, the only way to enjoy blueberries is to find them in the wild. It was only in the 20th century when scientists were able to unravel the mysteries of cultivating blueberries that commercial growing of this fruit began.
Now, this relative of the azalea and rhododendron from the Heath family can now be enjoyed all throughout the year in most continents. There are also products like blueberry powder and dried blueberries. This berry also climbed up the ladder and placed second of the most commonly eaten berries in the US next to strawberries.
For something bursting with flavour and juices as blueberries, it’s amazing to know it is also packed with so many nutrients. This fruit has been linked to a reduction of so many lifestyle-related diseases. Some of these health claims need further research to be conclusive, but it is certain that:
There is a significant amount of Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Zinc and Magnesium which can be found in blueberries. These minerals contribute to normal functions of bone, cognitive, energy-yielding metabolism, oxygent transport, red blod cless and haemoglobin.
Maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. There are variety of things that can affect cholesterol levels and there are some ways you can do to lower it down. But there are things outside of your control that may affect your cholesterol levels too, including woman and man as they aged, heredity that partly determines how much cholesterol your body produces or yet a certain races - for example African Americans that typically have higher HDL and LDL cholesterol levels than white. Though change of lyfestyle alone may be enough to lower you cholesterol but a daily intake of 6g of pectins that is found in blueberries would definetely get you on healthy levels of cholesteterol.
Impact Foods can provide a consistent supply of organic blueberry powder in bulk, private label and white label. We can also deliver to any place in the UK and all throughout Europe.