Potting up a few varieties of berries can be both healthy, rewarding and tasty! When your sweet tooth rear up, pop a couple handfuls of fresh berries, their sweet-tart goodness helps you resist the urge to eat something unhealthy that's loaded with calories. How about a lush raspberry or blackberry? Both are full of healthy nurtients and easy to grow. Read below if we haven't convenienced your yet!
Blueberries - Toss a few into yogurt with a little honey for a great morning breakfast. They can make even the simpliest of meals special. Out of 60 fruits and vegetables analyzed by Tufts University, blueberries rated highest in the ability to destroy skin damaging free radical with powerful antixodiants like anthocyanins and vitamin C. And with only 80 calories and an impressive 5 grams of fiber per cup, it's no wonder they can help reduce belly fat and risk factors for metabolic syndrome and cardio vascular disease. Pot up a few, place them in a patio planter, and enjoy them.
Blackberries & Raspberries - Try a blackberry smoothie or a tasty bowl of oatmeal with berries. The berries help keep you focused on days when you need to perform and feel your best. Full of folate and vitamin K, blackberries help prevent nerve cell damage in the brain caused by oxidative stress and aging, which can result in memory loss. Potting up berries and placing them on a porch or next to a kitchen door is great for convenience. Raspberries are packed with the mineral maganese and contain 62 percent of the daily value in one cup. They assist the bodys metabolic systems, facilitates optimal thyroid function and regulates blood sugar. Berries are GOOD!
Planting a few berry bushes, in garden planters, is easy to do and a healthy way to keep your family happy. They don't take a lot of work, and the benefits are tremendous. The colors are beautiful and they are decorative and fragrant!