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5 berries that you must include in your diet for weight loss and a health boost

Berries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins. Read on to know which berries you can add to your diet and their health benefits.

Written by Editorial Team | Published : September 26, 2019 1:10 PM IST

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RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCE – NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NUTRITION, 2020

Vitamin C dissolves in water and takes up in body tissue. Vit C helps boost immunity, heal wounds, and contains antioxidants. The recommended allowance of Vit C for Indian males is 80 mg/day and for females 65mg/dl.

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Blue Berries

Blue berries: Blueberries are rich in vitamin K. They also contain antioxidants like anthocyanins, which help in reducing the oxidative stress on the body. It also helps in lowering the risk of depression and other heart diseases. Also Read - 8 Foods To Increase Your Sperm Count Instantly

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Raspberries

Raspberries: Often used in deserts, it is packed with fibre. This is easily available and ,hence, also the most consumed berry. The red variety is more common but even the less common black one has multiple health benefits.

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Strawberries

Strawberries: This is the most sought-after berry in the world. It is rich in vitamin C. According to the National Institute of Health, USA, strawberries reduce the risk of heart diseases by lowering blood cholesterol and triglycerides.