Aronia - the key to a healthy lifestyle
Everyone is looking for a healthier way of life that ensures a long, energetic life full of pleasant events. Most of the time, health is strictly related to the way we eat.
Although the products in the supermarket do not help much to support a healthy life, there are a lot of plants that do. Nature is so rich that we can discover plants that help any of life's processes. These include miracle plants, which can have a positive impact on a large number of vital functions. One of these wonder plants is ARONIA.
What is aronia?
Aronia is a shrub also known as aronic, which entered our society quite recently. It became known in Europe only in the 1950s, when it was brought to the old continent by Russian cosmonauts.
Originally from the cold regions of North America, this shrub grows to heights of up to 2 meters and bears small fruits in shades of red, blue or black. It is a shrub related to the apple, which has a lifespan of about 20 years.
Today, chokeberry is planted all over the world, being discovered even in Romania and is highlighted by 3 types of fruits:
- Red fruits, with a rather sweet and pleasant taste
- Black fruits, with a bitter and dry taste, but very rich in nutrients
- Purple fruit, with a taste that combines the aromas of the first two
Although the taste of the fruit is not the most pleasant, it can have a major impact on those who have never known it, it deserves to be introduced in the diet due to its excellent properties.
What what are the benefits of aronia?
The content of the fruits is very interesting, they contain antioxidants, vitamins and fiber.
16.9 grams of fiber in just 100 grams of fruit, which helps protect the digestive system. Also, a portion of chokeberry provides 35% of the daily requirement of vitamin C and enriches the body with vitamins K, A, E, B9 or P.
The list of ingredients also includes manganese, which has strong antioxidant properties), as well as potassium, calcium, iron, zinc or magnesium. All these ingredients manage to combine in an almost magical formula, ideal for any body.