Archive for January, 2011

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Lucy is feeding her brain berries and they love it!

Well who would have thought that eating a few berries could keep your brain in shape?! . . . New research out suggests that the polyphenols in blueberries, cranberries and blackcurrants have the ability to enhance neuronal functioning and restore the brain’s ability to generate a neuroprotective response to stress. So if you want to keep your brain healthy then why not try the super convenient blackcurrant powder? It can be taken in many tasty ways, click on the link below for some recipes…
To see science references and for more information on blackcurrant powder:


There's no need to wear heaps of layers because of bad blood circulation. Just eat some berries!

So you’re lying in bed and your feet are freezing, but the rest of your body is just fine… sound familiar?

I don’t know about you but I am happy that there are people out there studying peoples blood circulation in order to better understand and improve it! I am very happy to let you know that these same people are making progress and have discovered that eating blackcurrants will actually help to improve your blood circulation! In the study they found that the body temperature in the hand did not return to normal after 15 minutes without blackcurrant consumption. In contrast, however, body temperature began to return to normal 10 minutes after blackcurrant consumption.

So next time you’re feet are feeling a bit on the chilly side, go and grab some blackcurrants; or a much more convenient way to consume blackcurrants is in powder form, which can be taken in many tasty ways, see here for some recipes…

– To see science references and for some more information on blackcurrant powder, visit:

Serves 8

1 teabag
1 cup boiling water
400g Sujon Mixed Berries
¼ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
750ml chilled sparkling apple cider
2 ½ cups chilled lemonade

– Place teabag in a mug, cover with the water – Stand for 10 minutes.
– Squeeze teabag then discard – Let the tea cool for 10 minutes.
– Crush the Mixed Berries in a punch bowl using a fork.
– Add the mint and tea, stir to combine them.
– Cover and Refridgerate for 1 hour.
– Stir cider and lemonade into the punch just before serving and sprinkle with extra mint if desired.

Nutritional info per serve
Calories: 101 cal
Fat: 0.1g
Carbs: 18.5g

Sujon Mixed Berries - Available all year round. Visit for more info.