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The Many Health Benefits of Berries

Updated on September 21, 2016

The Health Benefits of Berries

Berries are just as healthy for you as they are tasty, these little super-wonders have amazing health benefits for helping to improve your physical and emotional well-being. I have also included in this hub a healthy, little recipe for a no-bake berry pie.

Berries have been used as a natural form of medicine for centuries. They have been known to help aide in the treatment of diseases and ailments such as, cancer, diabetes, thyroid issues, stomach troubles and even getting rid of skin diseases such as acne, age spots, some forms of skin cancer, eczema, etc......

Below I wrote about some of the health benefits of berries. I am not a doctor, so please, please discuss any medical changes you plan on making with your physician to see if it's a good choice for you.



Raspberry

Raspberries have so many great uses, you can even use the raspberry leaves steamed with some water to make a tea, for medicinal purposes. Raspberries are full of B, and C vitamins, manganese, the anti-aging agent, folic acid, magnesium, copper and iron.

Raspberries can be used as a detox to help cleanse the kidney and liver, help fight anemia, they can even help with mild cases of impotence.

The raspberry leaves helps treat diarrhea, sore throat, mouth sores, eczema, hemorrhoids, they can even be used for easing menstrual pains.

Strawberry

Strawberries are packed full of immune strengthening vitamin C, ellagic acid, quercetin, iron which is good for your blood and so many other cancer fighting nutrients.

Strawberries can be used for curing gout, hypertension, rheumatic, diabetes even weight loss.
They can even be used for helping you get a clearer complexion, because of their purifying properties.

Blueberry

Blueberries are full of anthocyanins flavonoids, potassium, beta-carotene, which is good for strengthening your eyes and so many other nutrients and vitamins.

Blueberries can be used for helping to heal eye problems such as, night blindness, glaucoma, astigmatism, headaches, and intestinal issues like, diarrhea, gas, vomiting and the list goes on and on. There are so many wonderful health benefits of blueberries.

Berry Pie Recipe

A very healthy, easy to make, no-bake berry pie.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Mixed berries, cleaned and drained
  • 3 Tbsp Hazelnut spread, I use nutella
  • 2 Whole-wheat 10 inch tortillas
  • 1 Pizza pan

Instructions

  1. Lay one of your tortillas on your pizza pan.
  2. Spread out your hazelnut spread, until you have covered your tortilla.
  3. Add your berries, make sure you spread them evenly across your tortilla.
  4. Put your second tortilla on top of the fruit, slice and enjoy.
4 stars from 1 rating of No-Bake Berry Pie

Berries are amazing and the recipe I posted is divine tasting and super easy. So eat up, and enjoy the many health benefits of berries, but please, no talking with your mouth full.

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      lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia

      The berry pie sounds good and good for you. You get your whole grain, your protein from the hazelnut spread, and all the yummy goodness from the berries. I think I have found a new way to eat breakfast! Thanks for sharing this.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      I love berry pies!!! Thanks for this useful and delicious hub here.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Shariful Islam 4 years ago from Bangladesh

      The berry pie is one kind of delicious food. Which sound good to all aged people.Thanks for sharing this.

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      Mary 4 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank you guys for checking out my hub and commenting.

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      breakfastpop 4 years ago

      The berry pie sounds amazing!

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      The berry pie recipe sounds awesome and so easy to do !

      Sharing !

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      Mary 4 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank you guys for checking out my hub and commenting.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Yummy! I love berries and pies. Dried berries are good too. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

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      Ted 4 years ago from The World

      Definitely love the no bake berry pie. Chocolate, Hazelnutty and simple. My kind of recipe ;-)

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      Mary 4 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank you guys for commenting, growing up I didn't like hazelnut spread that much but now I love it.

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      Most berries are hard to find in Peru, but we do get Golden berries and strawberries. What a delicious and easy to make recipe. Thank you!

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      Mary 4 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank you so much for your comment Vespawoolf.

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