Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits

StrawberriesSince I pretty much have all or most of the popular fruits, vegetables, nuts, and meats in my blog collection, I decided to update some of the very first ones. My earlier article posts weren’t as detailed, full, and interesting as newer ones. The reason for that is because I’m noticing that I got some more and some better experience in writing about the Nutrients and Health Benefits of different kinds of foods. So, this article is going to be an update of my older article post about Strawberries Nutrients and Benefits. Only I’ll give this article a little bit different title, let’s call it Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits.

Did you know that Strawberries are not really considered as berries? It’s because the red yummy part of the strawberry is called a Receptacle. Botanically speaking, Receptacle is the thick part of a stem from which flower’s organs grow, but in the strawberries the Receptacle gives the rise to the red edible part. The seeds of the Strawberry are called Achenes. Achenes are a type of a simple dry fruit. In other words, Strawberries are considered as an Aggregate Accessory Fruit. Continue reading

Persimmon Nutrients and Benefits

persimmonsDid you know that Persimmon is not a fruit, but its true definition is a berry. If you translate Persimmon to Russian it would be XYPMA, to sound it out you would say Hoorma. To some people persimmon berry is not a very common food, for some reason it’s just not as popular as other fruits and berries. But it still is a good and healthy fruit to eat sometimes. Persimmon berry is usually an orange color on the inside and on the outside, and it is usually between 1 to 4 inches in diameter. People like to eat Persimmons either dry, fresh, raw, or cooked. Some people have stomach problems after eating persimmons for a while, but it is because most of those people ate persimmons which were not ripe all the way. The Nutrients that you could get from one average raw persimmon, which is about 25 grams, are:
- Vitamin C (good amount)
- Calcium
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Carbohydrates
- Calories

The Possible Benefits of Persimmon berry are:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections
- Some nations use it to treat constipation
- Other nations use it for hemorrhoids
- May reduce bleeding
- Some people cook it to treat diarrhea
- Other people cook it to treat dysentery

Ohelo berries Nutrients and Benefits

ohelo berries from Steve Young and Volcanovillage.comThe Ohelo berries are good, fun and healthy to eat. It mostly grows around volcanic places like in Maui and Hawaii. This Ohelo berry can also be called ohelloberry or vaccinium reticulatum. These berries usually taste pretty sweet, but sometimes you’ll be able to find some with tartly taste. When you’ll find these Oheloberries bush make sure that you are not mistaking it with the Poisonous Akia berries. The Ohelo Berry has lots of small seeds inside, but the Akia Berry has only one big seed inside. Oheloberries can be ripe and at the same time they can have any of these colors like red, yellow, orange, purple, and even blue. In about a cup of Raw Oheloberries you should be able to get these Nutrients:
- Vitamin A (good amount)
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin C
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Calories
- Carbohydrates

You can also get these good and important benefits from Raw and Fresh Oheloberries:
- Improves Eyesight
- Supports Good Vision
- Fights Viral Infections
- Protects from Viral Infections
- Reduces Chances of Night Blindness
- Moisturizes Skin
- Moisturizes Eyes
- Moisturizes Mucous
- Antioxidant Support
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risk of Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections

This picture of Oheloberries is available for any use from Steve Young and Volcanovillage.com So if you decide to use it then go to his website and copy it from there and remember to give credit to the picture’s owner.

Blackberries Nutrients and Benefits

blackberriesDid you know that Blackberries are sweet, fun and healthy to eat? Well, now you do :) So, enjoy… I think that was funny. Anyway, yes, Blackberry is very important and supportive for our bodies to stay healthy. The very black blackberries are very sweet and good to eat. While they are growing they look like Raspberry shrubs, but then when they become black, you notice right away that they are not raspberries. Blackberry in Russian would be ежевика. If you get about a cup of fresh and raw blackberries, then you would enjoy these kind of nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate
- Vitamin C (large amount)
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Manganese (good amount)
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Selenium
- Water
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Omega-6 Fatty Acids
- Natural Fats
- Natural Sugars
- Dietary Fiber (good amount)
- Carbohydrates
- Protein
- Calories

The Benefits that you could very possibly enjoy from regularly eating Blackberries are amazing:
- Support immune system function
- Lowers risk of heart diseases
- Reduces risk of some cancers
- Reduces macular degeneration
- Improves wound healing
- Reduces wrinkles
- Helps protect skin from sun damage
- Supports skin health
- Reduces Inflammations
- Helps protect from Free Radical damage
- Reduces PMS symptoms
- Lowers food cravings
- Relieves menopausal symptoms
- Supports brain function
- Supports healthy digestion
- Reduces risk of diabetes
- Supports weight loss
- Supports blood function
- Reduces risk of Constipation

Blackcurrant Nutrients and Benefits

blackcurrant berriesBlackcurrant is a very healthy and important berry for humans health. This Black looking Berry Shrub mostly grows in colder parts of Europe and Asia. These Blackcurrant berries are pretty small and with seeds inside of them. Some people call it or write it as one word Blackcurrant, but some people use two words as Black Currant, or Currants Black. Since all alcoholic drinks taste like crap, Russians and Europeans use blackcurrant berries for a better taste and the look when making beer and vodka. Black Currants taste great and are full of antioxidants and vitamin C. And that is why European, Russian and Asian people ate black currants during world war 2, and because they didn’t have much choices of any other fruits during war in cold areas. If you translate Blackcurrant to Russian it will be чёрная смородина, to say it in English it will be Chernaya Smorodina. The Nutrients that you can get from one cup of European Raw BlackCurrants are:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin C (Extreme Amount)
- Vitamin E
- Calcium
- Iron
- Protein
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Fats
- Calories
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Manganese
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids

The Nutrients in blackcurrants are very great and the Benefits of blackcurrant berries are awesome too:
- Improves Vision health
- Improves Heart health
- Improves Immune System
- Helps protect from computer use health damages
- Improves Night Vision
- Improves Cardiovascular health
- Helps protect from fungus
- Helps protect from high cholesterol
- Helps protect from bacteria
- Helps protect from viruses
- Improves blood sugar levels
- Helps protect from some cancers
- Helps stop the herpes virus
- Helps with Hyperglycemia
- Protects from heart diseases
- Protects from stroke
- Protects from cataracts
- Helps protect from food poisoning
- Helps protect from urinary infections
- Helps protect from inflammations
- Relieves diarrhea
- Relieves swollen throat
- Helps improve skin condition

So, yeah, boys and girls what did we learn today… We learned that we can call these berries either black currants, or blackcurrants, or currants black, or currants that are black, well, whatever you call them, they will still be very healthy for you and very beneficial. So, Remember, the nutrients in blackcurrant berries are very important for your health, and the benefits of blackcurrant berries are very helpful.

Blueberries Nutrients and Benefits

blueberriesBlueberry is fun and healthy fruit to eat. In Russian it is черника and you say it like this chernika. These berries are usually dark blue in color and about as small as green peas. People can make fun foods with blueberries, like ice cream, yogurts, fruit salads, smoothies, shakes, muffins, and cereal.
Here is a healthy list of nutrients found in blueberries:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Manganese
- Dietary Fiber
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Sugars
- Monosaccharides
- Water
- Folate
- Calcium
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Sodium
- Amino Acids
- Organic Acids
- Citric Acid
- Malic Acid

Blueberries are actually not just a fun to eat fruit, but it also has very important and healthy benefits too:
- Destroy Free Radical
- An Antioxidant Berry
- Help Prevent Cataracts
- Help Prevent Glaucoma
- Help Prevent Varicose Veins
- Help Prevent Hemorrhoids
- Help Prevent Peptic Ulcers
- Help Prevent Heart Diseases
- Help Prevent Cancers
- Promotes Vascular System
- A Cardioprotective Berry
- Promotes Eye Health
- Promotes Vision
- Protect from stress
- Lowers Risk of Alzheimers disease
- Lowers Risk of Dementia
- Improves Learning Capacity
- Promotes Gastrointestinal Health
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Protects from Colon Cancer
- Protects from Ovarian Cancer
- Relieves Diarrhea
- Relieves Constipation
- Reduces Inflammations
- Promote Urinary Tract Health
- Prevents Urinary Infections
- Reduces Ability of E. Coli