Superfoods: Berries

Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries – tis the season. Not only do they taste great and add some fun to your everyday cooking, but they are nutritional powerhouses, full of anti-oxidants rich Vitamin C and phytochemicals like anthocyanins – this is what makes berries red and is known to inhibit the growth of certain cancer cells, ellagic acid – these can block the metabolic pathways that lead to cancers and pterostilbenes – which are known to deter the development of both cancers and heart disease. So whether you eat them on your cereal, in a sauce for your salmon or over pound-cake, you are doing something good for  your body.

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