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ANDEAN BLUEBERRY

Vaccinium meridionale

Similar to blueberries, with a slightly acid flavor that will make delicious desserts and sherbets! The andean blueberry is a wild, small-sized fruit that comes from the blueberry family Ericaceae. It is also known as mortillo, arganzón and red currant, among others.

Información nutricional
1 porción por envase
Tamaño de la porción 100g
Cantidad por porción
Calorías
60
% valor diario*
Grasa total 0g
0%
Grasas saturadas 1 g
5 %
Trans Grasa 0g
Colesterol 0 mg
0%
Sodio 10 mg
1 %
Carbohidratos totales 13 g
5 %
Fibra dietética 2g
7 %
Azúcares totales 11 g
Incluye g de Azúcares Agregados 0%
Proteína 1g

Calcio 0mg
0%
Hierro 6 mg
34 %
No es una fuente significativa de vitamina D o potasio.

El % del valor diario (VD) le indica cuánto nutriente hay en una porción de
los alimentos contribuyen a la dieta diaria. Se utilizan 2000 calorías al día para el asesoramiento nutricional general.

Fuente https://ndb.nal.usda.gov / Enero 2015

COMO ALMACENAR

HOW TO STORE

RESEARCH AREAS

Research into the health benefits of this fruit is currently being carried out in the following areas:

Antioxidant properties

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ANDEAN BLUEBERRY IS…

A NATURAL SOURCE OF DIETARY FIBER

Half a cup of Andean blueberries provides 7% of the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber. Eating fiber will help you control your weight by keeping you fuller for longer. Fiber also aids digestion and helps prevent constipation.

A NATURAL SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

One serving (85 grams) of Andean blueberries provides 4% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. This vitamin is essential for skin, bones, and connective tissue, plus it increases iron absorption.

INTERESTING INFO

The Andean blueberry, or “agraz,” is a species that adapts to different climates. It is believed to have originated in France, but it is present in many parts of Colombia, especially in the Tolima region. Did you know that Colombia is the only country that has two annual harvests of this berry? This is due to the variety of temperatures in the country. Andean blueberries are consumed fresh, in juices and smoothies, jams, wine, ice cream and pastries. Some say that people who consume this fruit have less risk of suffering from heart disease and cancer. Conventional wisdom predicts that those who dream of this berry will be visited by relatives or friends.