Nutritionist Strelnikova told how to eat berries without harmful consequences

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Dietitian Tatyana Strelnikova: without harm to the body, you can eat no more than 200 grams of berries per day.

Eating berries can have harmful consequences become an allergic reaction, gastrointestinal problems and elevated blood sugar levels. Nutritionist Strelnikova told how to eat berries without the risk of suffering from these disorders – first of all, the specialist advised controlling their quantity (especially in cases where berries begin to be consumed after a long break).

“Berries should be introduced into the diet after the winter period, starting with small quantities. This is especially true for children. This measure will help track whether you have allergies,” the doctor noted in a comment to Gazeta.Ru.
Strelnikova added that the berries contain a lot of fiber, which stimulates peristalsis. If you eat a lot of them at once or on an empty stomach, you can easily suffer from indigestion

“It is advisable to eat berries separately or in addition to porridge and cottage cheese,” the nutritionist emphasized.
The expert also drew attention to the fructose contained in the berries. In case of diseases or disorders that require limiting sugar in the diet, the use of berries should be discussed with the attending physician – first of all, this applies to diabetics.

In addition, Strelnikova recommended that when consuming berries, preference should be given to seasonal gifts of nature that ripen in the region where people live . Imported ones are likely to contain traces of various chemical compounds with which they are treated to increase storage time.

The portal previously wrote about which nuts are the most beneficial for the body.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Tatyana Strelnikova Tatyana Strelnikova Healthy lifestyle nutritionist