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Blackcurrants are healthy

By on June 29, 2013 in Diet, Dieting, Health, Health with 0 Comments

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Do you know the health benefits of blackcurrants? Do you know a cup of blackcurrants contains?

Calories 71

Protein 1.57 grams

Minerals in blackcurrants:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in blackcurrants while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium – 361 mg

Phosphorus – 66 mg

Magnesium – 27 mg

Calcium – 62 mg

Sodium – 2 mg

Iron – 1.72 mg

Manganese – 0.287 mg

Copper – 0.096 mg

Zinc – 0.3 mg

Vitamins in blackcurrants:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in blackcurrants while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin A – 258 IU

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.056 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.056 mg

Niacin – 0.336 mg

Pantothenic Acid – 0.446 mg

Vitamin B6 – 0.074 mg

Vitamin C – 202.7 mg

Vitamin E – 1.12 mg

Health benefits that blackcurrants have to offer:

It is great for treatment for cardiovascular diseases and over all heart health.

It is good for women who have had their menopause.  It improves their blood flow and also removes unwanted wastes and toxins acting as a detoxifier.

It is interesting to note that black currants are good for inflammatory conditions such as in the treatment of gout, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

It has anti-cancer properties due to high quantity of vitamin C that it has in stored for you.

It acts as a diuretic.

It contains astringent properties and is referred to patients with diarrhea and dysentery.

It is used as a natural remedy for treating dermal conditions such as eczemas, abcess, dermatosis and insect stings etc.

These are helpful in promoting overall immunity of an individual.

It is a natural remedy for kidney related problems

 

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