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Benefits of Drinking Aronia Juice

Made in Korea, aronia juice is a healthy beverage for all to consume. It is a 100% all-natural juice with no sugar or preservatives added. The main ingredient of aronia juice is aronia berries, more commonly known as chokeberries. This berry is very popular among the health-conscious, and it has several benefits:

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High concentration of antioxidants

Antioxidants can help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by defending your cells from oxidative stress. Aronia berries contain polyphenols that can help to fight against the build up of oxidative stress, therefore reducing the chances of chronic conditions.

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Regulate blood glucose level

In another study, aronia berries was proven to be effective to treat type-2 diabetes. The properties in the berries will help to moderate the functions of pancreas, thus regulating the sugar level in the blood stream.

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Anti-cancer effects

Studies has been conducted on aronia extracts, and it has been found that the properties in aronia are able to prevent the growth of colon cancer as well as reduce cell damage in a breast cancer patient.

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Boosting of immune system

Not only does the berries help to moderate the sugar level, it can also boost the immune system and reduce inflammation. The process of muscle recovery will also be enhanced after consumption of aronia berries.

Nutrition Value

Aronia berries are low in calories, but are densely packed with nutrition. In 1 kilogram of aronia berries, it contains:
  • 180 micrograms (μg) of Vitamin B-1
  • 200 μg of Vitamin B-2
  • 280 μg of Vitamin B-6
  • 137-270 milligrams (mg) of Vitamin C
  • 242 μg of Vitamin K
  • 200 μg of folate
  • 3,000 μg of niacin
  • 1 mg of tocopherols
  • 2,790 μg of pantothenic acid
  • 322 mg of calcium
  • 3 mg of iron
  • 162 mg of magnesium
  • 2,180 mg of potassium
  • 26 mg of sodium
  • 47 mg of zinc
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Reference: Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT — Written by Dan Wessels, “What are the health benefits of aronia berries?” MedicalNewsToday (article), January 13, 2018, https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320610#nutritional-information