Health Benefits of Mulberries

Health is wealth. In today’s time, people are now looking for healthy alternatives to prevent disease. And some people choose to eat fruits and shift to organic meals.

 

If you’re familiar with the mulberries, I think you know how powerful and helpful these little fruits are. Mulberries are the fruits of mulberry trees and related to figs and breadfruit.

 

Mulberries are full of nutrients and vitamins. And a cup of raw mulberries contains only 60 calories, making them light, healthy and tasty snack.

 

It has a sweet flavor so your kids will also love this fruit. Now, as I was saying earlier, this fruit may be tiny but its health benefits are amazing.

 

Mulberries can:

 

Control Blood Sugar Levels

 
Control Blood Sugar Levels

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Certain chemicals present in white mulberries are similar to the medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes.

 

The compounds found in white mulberry helps in keeping the sugar levels of the body at an optimum range. It can slowly break down the sugars and allow them to be absorbed slowly into the blood.

 

Lower Cholesterol

 
Lower Cholesterol

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Eating mulberries is a good way to lower the levels of bad cholesterol in your body. And by that, it can also prevent cardiovascular problems.

 

Reduce Cancer Risk

 
Reduce Cancer Risk

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Are you looking for a fruit that can protect you from cancer? Mulberries are here to help.

 

Mulberries are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients that help in stopping the growth and spread of tumor cells and protect you from cancer.

 

It also contains resveratrol, which has anti-cancer properties. Resveratrol cancer inhibiting properties help in fighting colon cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, and thyroid.

 

Cure Anemia

 
Cure Anemia

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Since the mulberries are rich in Iron, it is a great cure for anemia. It can also cure the symptoms of anemia such as fatigue and dizziness.

 

Promote Hair Growth

 
Promote Hair Growth

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The presence of antioxidants in mulberries help in keeping your hair healthy, promote hair growth and prevent breakage.

 

Treat Dry And Sensitive Skin

 
Treat Dry And Sensitive Skin

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Lack of Vitamins A and E cause dry skin. Mulberries are rich in those vitamins and help in treating dry and delicate skin. It can hydrate your skin from within.

 

Improve Liver Health

 
Improve Liver Health

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Once the mulberries are consumed, it nourishes and purifies the blood in the liver. It has the ability to strengthen the liver, and also contain iron that works well to maintain liver health.

 

Build Bone Tissue

 
Build Bone Tissue

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Mulberries contain Vitamin K, calcium, and iron, which is the best combination of nutrients to maintain and build strong bone tissues and bones.

 

These nutrients help the bones reverse the signs of bone degradation and prevent bone disorders such as osteoporosis, arthritis, etc.

 

Better Heart Health

 
Better Heart Health

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The fiber, antioxidants, and flavonoid content of mulberries facilitate heart health. Mulberries are rich in polyphenols, which are considered healthy for the heart.

 

Mulberries can help us maintain a consistent flow of blood, prevent heart attacks and strokes.

 

Who would believe that these are only a few of the mulberries benefits? And the good news is, you can plant a Mulberry tree here in the Philippines!

 

Yup, you read that right. For more information oh how to grow a mulberry tree, here’s a video that you can watch:

Samantha Baluyot

Sam joined Remit this 2018. She is a Journalism graduate who loves to see the world in different point of views. Her goal in writing is to inspire her readers to have a better perspective and to live a meaningful life. She may look aloof but she’s a very friendly and a happy-go-lucky person.

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