New Zealand-grown blackcurrants have 1.5 times the concentration of these anthocyanins of any blackcurrant grown anywhere else in the world and many times that of their nearest rival, blueberries.
These amazing compounds are considered to be important for brain and heart health, anti-ageing, cognition, and blood flow. This was recently highlighted on the BBC program How To Stay Young - click here to watch this brilliant clip.
Additionally, extensive research confirms that anthocyanins also deliver powerful antioxidant benefits. Strong scientific evidence highlights how these specific plant components may offer diverse health benefits and protection from disease for people of all ages.
Blackcurrant anthocyanins are an important 'functional food' that may help protect the brain from age-related decline such as dementia, as well as improving cognition and memory.
Plant compounds with broad-spectrum actions
Fight oxidative stress and free radical attacks associated with ageing and disease processes
Dilates the body's blood vessels, resulting in increased blood flow and nutrient/oxygen delivery to cells
Anthocyanins may interrupt and reduce inflammatory cascading signals
University studies show NZ blackcurrant extract has an unprecedented effect on fat metabolism, increasing fat loss by up to a third during exercise
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