Bilberry Powder 100%

The high content of anthocyanins are researched for their recovery benefits. Green Nutricert Technology maintains bioavailability
One tablespoon of pure bilberry powder from Northern Finland is equivalent to 150 ml of fresh berries. Add to your morning oatmeal, yoghurt, lunch smoothie, or recovery sports drinks or teas.
165 g • 5.8 oz

395.00 SEK/NOK

Bilberry is known as one of the richest sources of anthocyanins and to have a profile of 15 major forms combining cyanidin, delphinidin, petunidin, peonidin and malvidin with galactose, glucose and arabinose.

Anja K.Lättia, Kaisu R. Riihinena, Laura Jaakola
SKU 15-141015 Category

Pure, wild, whole bilberries, used for health purposes since the Middle Ages

Berries are an excellent source of antioxidants. Bilberries, in particular, are known for being an exceptional source of anthocyanins, a powerful antioxidant that may be linked to their health benefits.

Sports Biofoods Bilberry [Vaccinium Myrtillus] Powder is a berry powder for a healthy lifestyle based on wild, midnight sun ripened Nordic bilberries. Bilberry is valued for its naturally high content of anthocyanins, having more than 15 different kinds of antycyanins. This species has a much higher content of antocyanins than its cousin, the more common cultivated highbush blueberry, often found in the grocery store.

Pure, wild bilberries are known to be a source of:

√ Anthocyanins, an antioxidant with health benefits

√ Natural source of Vitamin E

√ High fiber

THIS BERRY IS BLUE – ON THE OUTSIDE AND THE INSIDE
It is its blue color, in particular, that makes bilberries so healthy. Utilizing Green Nutricert Technology maintains the high bioactivity of the berries. Recent studies suggest that increased consumption of anthocyanins helps cardiovascular health. 

Wild bilberries typically grow in a fir forest. It thrives on fresh wood-covered ground, on the shores, pine marshes and fells. Bilberry twigs are light green in colour and the ripe berries are dark blue. The season for bilberries continues from July until early September. Bilberry has a strong and delicious flavour although the berry is not very rich in sugar. The berries contain flavonoids, carotene, vitamins B6 and C, as well as magnesium. A true “health berry”!

According to the latest research, bilberry contains large quantities of other phytonutrition components, such as fenolic compounds – flavonoids, hydroxy-cinnamon acids and hydroxybenzoic acids. Due to the high contents of fenolic compounds, bilberry is considered having antioxidant benefits.

NATURAL MIDNIGHT SUN  RIPENING IN NORTHERN SCANDINAVIA ENHANCES ITS NUTRITION CONTENT

Our hand picked Bilberry from the Arctic region has a higher content of anthocyanins, about five times as high as that of the cultivated bilberry. Delfinidine, malvidine, petunidine, cyanidine and peonidine are the main antocyanins identified in the berries.

Traditionally, bilberry has been used for diverse health problems, including balancing gut problems. Researchers are studing its many potential health benefits.s

100% berry powder from wild, Nordic Bilberries [Vaccinium Myrtillus].

Consume 5 g (approximately 2 teaspoons) per day.
Add to smoothies, yogurt or oatmeal, or liquid of your choice.
Also excellent for adding to desserts or home made ice cream.

The uniqueness of the berries grown at these latitudes is that because of the long summer nights with continued sun, i.e., the midnight sun. they require a shorter ripening period than other berries. The results are sweeter berries with exceptionally high levels of anthocyanins.

 

Ogawa K, Tsuruma K, Tanaka J, Kakino M, Kobayashi S, Shimazawa M, Hara H. The protective effects of bilberry and lingonberry extracts against UV light- induced retinal photoreceptor cell damage in vitro. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61(43):10345-53.

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