Antioxidant Rich Berries


Blueberry is rich in Vitamin C, ellagic acid, lutein and anthocyanin. Blueberries protect our eye health by preventing damage from blue light or ultraviolet rays. With the advance technology, most of us uses at least one electronic device in our daily life. However, do you know that blue light from electronical devices damage our eye cells and increase the rate of visual fatigue. Blueberries exhibit strong antioxidant properties which can reduce oxidative stress and improve eye health.


Cranberry has been widely used for preventing or treating Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Due to the busy schedule, there are many people who do not consume adequate amount of water everyday which could increase the risk of getting UTI. Cranberry is rich in A-Type Proanthocyanidins, it can help in preventing the adherence of bacteria, particularly E. coli to the walls of bladder.


Elderberry exhibit strong antioxidant activity which is 20 times stronger than Vitamin C. It has been proven in clinical studies that the elderberry could significantly reduce the severity and accelerates the recovery of flu. Besides, elderberry aid in reducing the risk of osteoporosis and strengthen our cardiovascular health.


Raspberry helps in delaying skin aging and repair skin cells, it possesses strong antioxidant properties which can enhance cardiovascular health and blood circulation, allowing the brain cells obtain sufficient amount of oxygen from the blood. Raspberry has also been proven to aid in improving memory and protect brain cells.


Strawberry has been named as the king of Vitamin C in the berries family. Strawberry rejuvenates the skin cells, enhance the skin texture and minimise the pore size. Due to the rich nutrients content, strawberry has been widely used for beauty purposes where the vitamins, minerals and the Alpha Hydroxyl Acid (AHA) in strawberry can effectively increase skin elasticity and tighten the skin. It has also been proven in clinical studies that strawberry showed positive effects in brightening skin tone and skin hydration.


Blackcurrant is rich in anthocyanins, it can help in enhancing eye health, improve visuals, and protect eye from blue light and ultraviolet ray damage. The blue light from electronic devises and the ultraviolet rays from the sun are causing huge damage towards our eyes which leads to the acceleration of visual cells aging.


Grapes help to strengthen cardiovascular health, it has been proven to significantly reduce risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Besides, grape contains Vitamin B12 which is very rare in daily diet especially for vegetarian. Vitamin B12 are usually found in meat and internal organs of animals, resulting in many vegetarians are facing the problem of lacking of Vitamin B12.

CHEVIN Nutritionist Ke Qi:

In your daily diet, you could add in berries to boost your immunity and different types of berries contribute to different health benefits. Berries are rich in vitamins and minerals, which can provide our body cells with complete nutrients. Especially if you are always craving for snacks in between meals, you could also choose berry as a substitution with lower calories and higher nutritional values. Both fresh berries or freeze-dried berries have high nutrients retention, which can boost our overall wellbeing.

Nutritionist Lau Ke Qi

  • Taylor's University
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Master degree in Nutrition University Putra Malaysia
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