Nutritional Benefits of Aronia Berries

by admin on May 6, 2013

Virgin Extracts (TM) Pure Premium Organic Aronia Berry Chokeberry 4:1 Extract Concentrate SuperFood Powder (4 x Stronger) 16oz PouchEvery fruit has nutritional facts and so aronia berries also have. The aronia berries nutrition facts are given below for each 100 g of aronia berry;

  • 1480 mg of Anthocyanins
  • 664 mg of proanthocyanidin
  • Vitamins (A, C, E, beta carotene and folates)
  • Minerals (Potassium, Iron, Manganese)
  • Rich in Flavonoids
  • 16062 micromoles of TE

The aronia health benefits are limitless. A number of researches have been done by scientists and naturalists and they have concluded that the anti-oxidant value of aronia is much greater than the other fruits which include pears, apples, oranges, blue berries, elder berries and many more. The measurement of the anti-oxidant capacities of food is done by a method called ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity). The value of ORAC for raw aronia berries is 16062, while the ORAC value for raw blue berries is 6552. This shows that how much aronia berries are rich in anti-oxidants. The anti-oxidants help human body in many ways like it can control the risk of heart disease and inflammation. It also helps in maintaining sugar level of human body at normal rates. It can also avoid one from infections of different kinds and neurological diseases. It is also said that aronia cure cancer. If you regularly suffer from cold and flu, then aronia berry is the best thing to keep these away from you.

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