Top 10 Super Fruits

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  • Black Currant The blackcurrant marks the number one spot as a super fruit due to its richness in phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, essential fatty acids and minerals. It has high levels of Fiber, Vitamins C, B2, E, K, Calcium, Iron and Selenium. It also contains anthocyanins, which are very potent antioxidants that may help prevent arthritis and reduce inflammation. Blackcurrants also may have an impact in preventing heart disease, cancer, Alzheimers, visual function and diabetes.
  • Blueberry

    Blueberries contain high levels of Fiber, Vitamins E & K, and Selenium. They are most notable for their antioxidant properties which battle free radicals that speed up aging and deteriorate the immune system. They are also rich in manganese, which plays an important role in bone development. Blueberries can aid in the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimers.

  • Blackberry

    Blackberries have a very high Fiber and Selenium content, and just like blueberries are full of antioxidants. They also contain polyphenols and anthocyanins which may help prevent cancer and heart disease. Blackberries are different from blueberries in that they can grow anywhere, while blueberries only grow in acidic soil.

  • Raspberry Raspberrys nutritional value is highest in Fiber, Vitamins B2 & K, Calcium, Iron and Selenium. Raspberrys most unique nutrient is ellagic acid, an important antioxidant not sold as dietary supplements. Its antioxidant properties are linked to possible health benefits in reducing heart disease diabetes, and cancer, aiding in visual function, brain function, aging, and providing antibiotic properties.
  • Pomegranate The pomegranate, originally hailing from the Middle East and India, is highest in Vitamin K and Selenium. It is most notable and has become commercialized for its high antioxidant content, which can aid heart health, visual and brain function and aging. It is also one of the few fruits which aid in the possible prevention of Alzheimers and diabetes, among the blueberry and blackcurrant.
  • Cranberry The cranberrys nutritional value consists of High levels of Vitamin K and Selenium. Due to their high antibiotic property cranberries have become notable as a common remedy for urinary tract infections. Cranberries also have anti-viral properties, which are beneficial to cholesterol and may help prevent kidney stones and cancer.
  • Grapefruit Grapefruits are high in Vitamin C, but their best health benefit is a high level of Energy, which is the amount of energy in food that is available through digestion. This juicy fruit also has the potential to aid in weight loss, lowers cholesterol and significantly increases the activity of liver detoxification enzymes.
  • Lemon Lemons highest nutritional content is Vitamin C and they are best known for their many health benefits. Lemons are potentially helpful for digestive health, skin care, dental care, weight loss, throat infection, and many more. To achieve all its benefits, squeeze half a lemon in a glass of water twice daily.
  • Orange Orange is famous for its tangy taste and high Vitamin C content, but it also has substantial amounts of Calcium and Selenium. Oranges are great for possibly helping with asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, cholesterol, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure and more. It also has folic acid which seems to be important for brain development and potassium for maintaining a healthy heart.