The benefits of eating blackcurrants
December 13, 2006 11:54pm CST
Blackcurrants have high vitamin C content – four times as much as oranges of an equivalent weight. They are rich in antioxidants and flavonoids and help to relieve inflammation as well as urinary tract infections. It is also a good source of potassium. How much blackcurrants should you eat? Blackcurrants can be eaten freely, either raw, or cooked. Blackcurrant juice often contains very little fruit. Maximizing the benefits of blackcurrants Blackcurrants in all forms work as antioxidants, as anti-inflammatory and theanthocyanin flavonoids counter the bacteria that cause food poisoning and urinary tract infections.