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Eat Berries With Breakfast

Eat Berries With Breakfast

In this week's challenge you must Eat Berries With Breakfast .Berries are an incredible food, rich in nutrients for our brain, our digestion, and they’re disease-preventative. They’re also a fresh source of produce and keep us fuller than processed cereals with dried fruits. Add 1/2 cup of your choice frozen or fresh berries to either a smoothie, oatmeal, or just have some with some unsweetened coconut yogurt and a little chia or flax seeds. Berries are also a great source of vitamin C to kickstart your immune system

Benefits of Eating berries with Breakfast:

  1. Loaded with antioxidants

    Berries are high in antioxidants like anthocyanins, which may protect your cells from free radical damage..

  2. May help improve blood sugar and insulin response

    Berries may improve blood sugar and insulin response when consumed with high-carb foods or included in smoothies.

  3. High in fiber

    Berries contain fiber, which may increase feelings of fullness, as well as reduce appetite and the number of calories your body absorbs from mixed meals.

  4. Provide many nutrients

    Berries are low in calories yet rich in several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C and manganese.

  5. Help fight inflammation

    Berries may help reduce inflammation and decrease your risk of heart disease and other health problems.

  6. May help lower cholesterol levels

    Berries have been shown to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and help protect it from becoming oxidized, which may reduce your risk of heart disease.


Tips on eating Berries With Breakfast:

  1. Strawberry-Thyme Jam

  2. Fruit Pizza

  3. Berry Pavlovas

  4. Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

  5. Blueberry Blast Smoothie

  6. Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

  7. Blueberry Bread and Rice Pudding with Orange-Caramel Sauce

Suggested Reading:

The 8 Healthiest Berries You Can Eat - Learn more here.

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Berries - Learn more here.

This challenge was closed on 10/27/2019

2  members have accepted this challenge.
0  members have completed this challenge.

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