Does cooking blueberries destroy antioxidants?

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asked Apr 22 in Cooking by codyyody (1,560 points)
Does cooking blueberries destroy antioxidants?

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answered May 13 by RebeccaEdnie (8,360 points)
Cooking blueberries does not completely destroy the antioxidants as the antioxidants in blueberries are very heat stable.

When you eat blueberries everyday what happens to your body is you have improved energy, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease, improved brain health and improved memory, reduced risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

The fiber in the blueberries helps to keep your bowels healthy and prevent constipation and helps keep your colon cleansed.

For antioxidants the amount of blueberries you should eat a day are 1/2 cup to 1 cup.

Even eating a 1/3 cup of blueberries a day can reduce your risk of health issues and disease and improve your health.

A 1/3 cup of blueberries a day provides you with a substantial dose of vitamins, fiber and antioxidants.

To reap the health benefits of blueberries you should aim to eat a least 1 cup to 2 cups of blueberries per day.

Eating more than 2 cups of blueberries per day can lead to bloating, gas, stomach pain and even diarrhea.

Blueberries are very good for you and very delicious and they are also a superfood.

Blueberries are packed full of vitamins, antioxidants and phytoflavinoids as well as Vitamin C.

Blueberries are also anti-inflammatory and may even prevent cancer, dementia and other health issues such as heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, etc.

Eating blueberries can also boost your bodies immune system as well which means that you may not get the flu or cold virus or if you do still get the flu or cold virus or any other virus your bodies immune system when boosted by the blueberries can help fight off the viruses faster and better.

Blueberries can also give you energy as well and blueberries are also great for weight loss.

Blueberries are a widely distributed and widespread group of perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries.

They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium.

Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries and Madeira blueberries.

According to a few studies, a bowl of blueberries can help in boosting immunity and can reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and heart diseases.

Moreover, consuming a small portion of berries daily can help in strengthening the metabolism and prevent any kind of metabolic syndrome and deficiency.

Blueberries can help heart health, bone strength, skin health, blood pressure, diabetes management, cancer prevention, and mental health.

One cup of blueberries provides 24 percent of a person recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.

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