What will happen if you eat blackberries every day and who is better off giving up this berry altogether – find out in the UNIAN material.
Blackberries are popularly called the “black sister of raspberries” because of the external similarity of the berries. Blackberries are less resistant to frost, but their berries are juicier, larger and ripen much earlier. Such a berry can be consumed fresh, made from it for the winter or tinctures. UNIAN will tell you why the berry is useful and who should not eat blackberries.
The benefits of blackberries for men and women
First of all, blackberries are a storehouse of useful substances for humans. The berry contains vitamins from groups A, B, C, E, magnesium, zinc, organic acids, tannins, fructose. Separately, nutritionists distinguish three more important components of blackberries:
- fiber – eliminates problems with the heart and blood vessels, prevents problems with the gastrointestinal tract;
- manganese – helps to digest carbohydrates, amino acids, cholesterol and is involved in the production of collagen;
- vitamin K Helps strengthen bones and improve blood clotting, as well as reduce the risk of fractures.
By the way, vitamin K deficiency in the body leads to frequent bruising.
General Health Benefits of Blackberries no less important than the list of useful substances in its composition. By consuming blackberries regularly, you will be able to:
- reduce the level of bad cholesterol;
- increase hemoglobin;
- reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke;
- improve metabolism;
- strengthen immunity;
- say goodbye to memory problems;
- lose insomnia.
In addition, blackberries have a powerful anti-inflammatory and antiviral effect, so this summer berry is an excellent folk remedy for colds.
Earlier, we wrote in detail about what else is the use of blackberries and how it can be used in the beauty industry.
Why blackberries are dangerous – the harm of the berry
Due to the fact that blackberries are a strong allergen, in no case should they be used for allergies or individual intolerance. Even a healthy person needs to comply with the permitted dosage – a day you can eat 300 grams of blackberries and no more.
It is better to refuse the use of berries for those who have:
- kidney disease;
- increased acidity;
- low blood pressure;
- chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- diabetes mellitus in the last stages.
If you regularly exceed the allowable rate in the process of eating blackberries, you risk getting a peptic ulcer. An overdose of blackberries manifests itself immediately – there is severe pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, stool disorders, rapid pulse and breathing difficulties.
If you experience the above symptoms, you should immediately consult a doctor, but it is better, of course, to know when to stop and not endanger your health.