Blueberries in Sober Nutrition

Updated: Feb 27


Blueberries are jam packed with antioxidants. Why are antioxidants important in recovery?


1. Antioxidants combat oxidative damage to the body.


What is oxidative damage? This is what happens when there is excess of free radicals in our body. They are unstable and can cause a lot of damage in our body.


⚛️ damages the central nervous system

⚛️ can cause cardiovascular disease due to clogged arteries

⚛️ autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

⚛️ cataracts

⚛️ aging in appearance

⚛️ diabetes


2. As heavy drinkers we tend to replace healthy food with alcohol and even if we are eating healthy, alcohol prevents our body from breaking down and metabolizing nutrients.


Alcohol also impairs our body’s ability to remove toxins through the liver and pancreas.


3. Antioxidants are the molecules that come in and fight the oxidative damage. Blueberries are a powerhouse for antioxidants!




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