Excellent sources of antioxidants and vitamin C (15% of the daily requirement).
*Percent of daily requirement based on a 2000 calorie diet. Daily values can be higher or lower depending on caloric intake.
Antioxidants are molecules capable of retarding oxidation or cellular deterioration thanks to their capacity to annul the damaging effects of free radicals on cells.
When consumed in foods, antioxidants enrich the diet and improve quality of life by reinforcing the immune system, especially if they are accompanied by a healthy life-style and physical activity.
People who consume a diet including fruit and vegetables rich in polyphenols and anthocyanins have a lower risk of contracting cancer, cardiac disease and some neurological illnesses.