Seven Health Effects of Blackberry
Meyler’s Side Effects of Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs
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Elsevier now offers a series of derivative works based on the acclaimed Meylers Side Effect of Drugs, 15th Edition. These individual volumes are grouped by specialty to benefit the practicing physician or health care clinician.
Endocrine and metabolic diseases are common, includes diseases such as diabetes, thyroid disease, and obesity. Endocrinologists, including diabetes professionals, internal medicine and primary care practitioners, obstetricians and gynecologists, and others will find this book useful when treating endocrine or metabolic diseases.
The material is drawn from the 15th edition of the internationally renowned encyclopedia, Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs, and the latest volumes in the companion series, Side Effects of Drugs Annuals. Drug names have usually been designated by their recommended or proposed International Non-proprietary Names (rINN or pINN); when those are not available, clinical names have been used. In some cases, brand names have been used.
This volume is critical for any health professional involved in the administration of endocrine and metabolics mediations.
Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is also the editor of Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs and the Side Effects of Drugs Annual series. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.
Maybe you doubt why so many people called blackberry as “a super food”, because their fiber content is higher than wheat. Except for this, blackberry is not only tasted delicious, but also is nutritious, which with a variety of health effects. Many top nutrition experts in UK summed up the seven major health effects.
Enhance immune systems- The content of vitamin C in blackberry is twice as that of blueberries. A British nutritionist showed us that vitamin C in the body can serve many important functions. For example, it helps us strengthen the immune system, maintain cardiovascular health and reduce high blood pressure, while improving the body’s absorption of dietary iron.
Good for digestion-The cellulose that is rich in blackberry than the most other fruits. A handful of plump blackberries contain 8 grams of cellulose, which are higher than two cups of wheat. Cellulose is extremely important for digestive health and helps maintain a healthy weight and reduce high cholesterol.
Healing-In traditional medicine, blackberry is a wound healing drug due to it is rich in tannins, which can help us tighten skin and contract blood vessels and then reduce the amount of bleeding. So for a long time, blackberry is very useful in healing wounds.
Defeat cancer-That British nutritionist also said the BlackBerry is rich in antioxidants named anthocyanins. According to many experiments, experts found that anthocyanins can able to inhibit tumor cell growth. Another kind of flavonoids found in blackberry called C3G also can effectively treat skin cancer and lung cancer.
Protect your eyes-In the summer, people have to wear sunglasses when go out to prevent eye from damaging by ultraviolet rays, and blackberry contains lutein to prevent the formation of spots in the retina of the eye and ultraviolet rays.
Build up bone-Blackberry is an excellent food source of an element called manganese, which is rich in blackberry. A handful of Blackberries can meet the daily demand of manganese 50%. Manganese helps the body to form connective tissue, which is essential for strong bones.
Promote the division of healthy cells-Due to the rich content of folic acid in the blackberry play an important role in healthy cells division, it is advisable to eat blackberry every day especially for pregnant women to lower neonatal birth defects such as spina bifida.
Previously, perhaps you do not know the benefits of blackberry so you have not started to eat them, but now I’ve introduced so many health benefits of it, you should eat a handful of blackberry from now on.