Extend life: Malysheva named the most useful berries

Doctor and TV presenter Elena Malysheva considers cranberries, blueberries and strawberries to be the healthiest berries. She refers to a study conducted by American experts.

— A huge study was conducted that showed that if you eat berries, your life expectancy increases. This study was published in 2024, and it lasted 20 years… General conclusion: wonderful berries are blueberries, strawberries and cranberries, the doctor noted on the air of the program “Live Healthy!”.

Blueberrycontains a high level of anthocyanins, vitamins C and K, which have antioxidant properties, anti-inflammatory action and help protect cells, strengthen the immune system, and promote healthy skin, blood vessels and heart. Blueberries are useful for athletes for endurance and recovery after training.

Cranberries are rich in vitamins (C, K, PP, E, group B), organic acids (citric, succinic, etc.), fiber and minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, manganese). Due to this composition, cranberries have a positive effect on the body:

  • improves digestion;
  • strengthens the immune system;
  • reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases;
  • helps normalize blood pressure;
  • prevents the formation of kidney stones;
  • improves the condition of gums and teeth;
  • has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the nervous system.

Strawberrycontains a balanced combination of vitamins and minerals. Eating just five berries compensates for the body's daily need for vitamin C. Strawberries are also high in folic acid, fiber, sucrose and fructose.

Malysheva previously named the unexpected benefits of bell peppers. According to her, it can improve vision due to its high content of vitamin C.

— Vitamin C, also found in bell peppers, determines the presence of elastin and collagen, which is important for the elasticity of blood vessels . The health of the retina depends on their quality, said Malysheva.

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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.