How To Have A Healthy Heart Eating Blueberries?

Sweet, juicy, and plump a hidden gem amongst nature’s garden, blueberries are the easiest fruit to grow and have been recorded as the super fruit of the century. When it comes to nutrient, blueberries are low in calories, rich in antioxidants, low in fat and sodium, reduce blood pressure, arterial stiffness, supports your brain function and memory restoration.High in minerals, vitamin K and C with recent studies showing an increased support with the biological clock of a postmenopausal woman.

A perennial flowering plant that lives more than two years, with indigo-coloured berries. Blueberries are Native to North America, and in the early 1930’s the commercially cultivated highbush blueberry was taken to Europe and populated.

How do I grow my own Blueberry bush?

It may seem overwhelming to grow your own fruit; however pruning the blueberry bush takes very little time, starting in the early spring whilst the roots are still dormant. The blueberry bush is by far the easiest fruit to grow, not much is required to maintain a healthy and fresh source of the no 1 antioxidant from your garden.

Here are a few tips to grow your own Blueberry bush, they love moisture and have a shallow root system.

  • Use a soil with low Ph
  • Make sure your soil is porous
  • Test the PhD level and if needed add sulphur to maintain a balanced level
  • Add plenty of mulch to insulate the roots in the winter and keep in the moisture
  • No pesticides are needed
  • Add a bird net to protect the berries from being eaten by wild animals and birds
  • In the first two years, the bush structure is forming so to spur the grown and form fruit buds, specific cuts will be needed to assist
  • Once spring arrives to make sure you remove the dead canes and nourish the plant with an organic feeder, water, and tender loving care

What Nutrients can I receive by eating blueberries daily?

Antioxidant

Recent research has found this antioxidant-rich berry has many health benefits, with many individuals having positive results that the blueberry can boost your immune system, support a healthy liver, pancreas, and increase vitality within the eye function and blood cells. A vibrant inner cleanser of the endocrine system, which is made up of the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries (in females) and testicles (in males).

Dietary fibre

A very good source of dietary fibre, a healthy heart needs fibre; keeping your cholesterol level in check, and regulating your bowels, cleansing your colon and urinary tract. Adding bulk to your diet feeling fuller and less likely to want sugary refined foods.

Vitamin C 

Vitamin C increases serum levels of antibodies, which is a specialised protein produced by white blood cells. As serum is a prevention of blood clotting, 1 cup of blueberries a day will provide you with (14/mg a day of vitamin c). Hence this will reduce blood pressure, heart disease, and various forms of cancer, healthy skin texture and tone. Making up 25% of your daily vitamin intake needed to support your immune system and bones.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K is well known for the crucial role it plays in blood clotting, a fat-soluble vitamin, essential for preventing heart disease, building strong bones, working in sync with vitamin D the key player in maintaining a healthy bodily function. Vitamin K is the forgotten essential vitamin that supports your immune system, prevents heart disease, varicose veins, diabetes, osteoporosis, bones & teeth, brain and general memory conditions such as dementia along with prostate, liver, and colon.

Magnesium

A wonderful source of magnesium, which supports our bones, teeth, converts fats into energy and carbohydrates into proteins.

Restoring the Lotus

Just one small cup a day will set your life on a pro-active plan of inner cleansing; feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and living a healthy balanced life and heart. A happy Heart Charka restores the lotus by unfolding the petals to reveal a balanced feeling of love.

By Isabella Rose

All information provided is classed as Alternative therapy; if you feel you are suffering from any of the symptoms mentioned; please seek medical advice from a qualified Doctor or Practioner.