What are Aronia Berries?
Aronia berries, specifically berries from
the aronia Melanocarpa bush, are a black-colored small, edible
berry about 4-9 millimeters in diameter. They grow during the
fall and ripen at the beginning of wintertime in the northern
hemisphere, and so can be found at farmer's markets across the
northern continents starting around Christmas time.
What makes Aronia Berries so healthy?
Aronia berries contain what may be the
worlds highest concentration of the antioxidant anthocyanin.
Anthocyanin is the pigment that makes the berry so dark, (so
dark in fact that this berry is the world's best source of
natural dye) and like all dark-colored fruits (blueberries,
concord grapes, acai, etc.) it has been shown to benefit your
body in many ways.
What are the benefits of eating aronia
High concentrations of anthocyanins are well
documented in many fruits (most famously the dark grapes that
color red wine) to offer almost supernatural benefits. They
work by boosting & assisting your body's immune system,
so naturally there are few ailments that they DON'T work
For instance; cancer, heart disease, high
blood pressure, diabetes, liver failure, DNA degradation,
broken bones, burnt skin, and even viral infections have all
been tested against high dosages of anthocyanin, all to
In fact, science has clearly shown that the
only problems your body could have that anthocyanins cannot
help in some way are those that are 'genetic,' because your
body's DNA instructions are to make sure that problem
How much it helps
your condition, however, has too many personal variables to
discuss here, so you should consult a qualified doctor before
taking mass dosages of this fruit juice for your individual