Vitamin C – antioxidant; helps grow bones and tissues
Lutein and zeaxanthin – antioxidants; absorb free radicals; fight off aging and chronic diseases
Dietary fiber – prevents glucose levels from spiking; improves digestion
Potassium – balances the negative effect of salt consumption
The best berries are shiny and plump, as if painted. Stay on the lookout for mold and juice stains – these indicate that the berries are not fresh or had not been handled carefully.
In the fridge for a couple of days. Make sure nothing crushes them! Or rinse, remove the hulls, let dry on a paper towel and freeze in a Ziploc bag.