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Properties of blueberry

Properties and caloric value of berry. Benefits of blueberry

General information

Previously, blueberries could be found only in the forests. In the wild, blueberries tend to prefer swampy areas, so they are not easily accessible. However, this circumstance does not stop true lovers of this unusual berry, because the benefits of blueberries have been known since time immemorial. It is no coincidence that the northern peoples offten include blueberries in their diet since it is believed that they have an extraordinary healing effect in terms of their effectiveness.
Recently, gardeners have learned to grow it in their gardens, and farmers have mastered the industrial cultivation of highbush blueberries. When growing blueberries, it is necessary to take into account some features: soil and climatic conditions, quality of planting material, timely professional care of plantings, pruning of bushes. An important factor for productive fruiting is the presence of pollinator insects.


Benefits of blueberry

Blueberry has a benefit effect on the digestive tract in particular bowel and pancreas. The benefits of berry are widely known for the circulatory system. Blueberry stimulates strengthening the walls of the blood vessels, improve hematopoiesis process (process of hematopoiesis).

Blueberry has a positive effect on the nervous system as it contains magnesium which has a sedative effect. This berry helps in pancreatic diabetes treatment. Blueberry potentizes (improves work of) antihyperglycemic agents which lower glucose levels in the blood.

Fresh blueberry has a powerful antimicrobial properties. This blueberry can be used to prevent numerous infectious diseases for example, dysentery.

Scientists have proved that the juice of blueberry is the most useful among similar beverages. For its beneficial properties the juice of this berry is far superior to grape, apple and lemon juices.

The point is that blueberry is a good natural antioxidant therefore this berry has protective, regenerative and restorative effect on the body.

Lipolysis is one of the abilities of blueberry. It is useful information for people who want to lose the weight. This berry contains 39 calories in 100grams thus treat yourself with tasty vitamins of blueberry. This berry can be used in jam, mousse, liqueur and also as an ingredient for baked goods. Berries can be consumed fresh or frozen.



Period of blueberry berries ripening


Properties of blueberry

Interesting Blueberry Facts

Caloric value

Energy value of blueberry (Proportion of proteins, fats, carbohydrates – pfc) :

Proteins: 1 g. (~ 4 kcal)

Fats: 0.5 g. (~ 5 kcal)

Carbohydrates: 6.6 g (~ 26 kcal)

The energy ratio (p | f | c ): 10% | 12% | 68%


Vitamin PP (NE) (PP) - 0.4 mg

Vitamin E (TE) (E (TE)) - 1.4 mg

Vitamin C (C) - 20 mg

Vitamin B2 (B2) - 0.02 mg

Vitamin B1 (B1) - 0.01 mg

Vitamin PP (PP) - 0.3 mg


Iron (Fe) - 0.8 mg

Phosphorus (P) - 8 mg

Potassium (K) - 51 mg

Sodium (Na) - 6 mg

Magnesium (Mg) - 7 mg

Calcium (Ca) - 16 mg