I have a friend who does not like cherries, berries or, as he puts it, any foods that rhyme with “erry.” After many years of hearing that line it has become a running joke amongst our friends. The joke is on him though, but because berries are delicious and loaded with healthy antioxidants. The joke is also on him because not all berries have names that rhyme with “erry.” (Speaking of which, I must remember to bring currants to his house then next time we head over there.)
Even though we are heading into the winter months, it is tremendously beneficial to keep berries in our diets. You can buy them now and freeze them or purchase organic frozen berries from your local supermarket. You can even purchase them in juice and powdered form. Just check the labels to make sure that they have not been heavily modified so they will still have optimal health benefits. Here are 7 reasons why we should all eat more berries:
Which one is your favorite “erry”?
Please note that this post is intended to share information and ideas, as well as to create conversation. Please consult a medical professional before making changes to your lifestyle.
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