Honeyberry Nutritional Facts
The health and medical benefits of the Honeyberry have long been recognized in the folklore of indigenous Siberians. In Hokkaido, the Ainu people considered these wild fruit as ‘ the elixir of life.’ Several studies on the chemical composition of fruit have demonstrated exceptionally high vitamin C content and high values for both total phenolics and anthocyanins, all compounds known in contributing to good health in humans.
A nutritional powerhouse
In a study reported in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, March 2005, researchers found blue honeysuckle berries to possess the highest content of phenolic acids compared to other berries tested. Tested against blueberries, mulberries, juneberries, black currants, and blackberries, the fruits berries from the blue honeysuckle consistently produced the highest level of antioxidants.
So in summary, the Honeyberry is a nutritional powerhouse!
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