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What does Anthocyanins do for the body

Anthocyanins are water soluble pigments. It is naturally available in fruits, vegetables and grains. It holds Antioxidant, Anti inflammatory, Anti Carcinogenic, Neuroprotective, and Anti Diabetic properties. It also gives color to the food as red, purple, blue.

Traditionally, Anthocyanins have been used in Ayurvedic treatments. It is used to treat various health problems. The antioxidant property helps to prevent Neural diseases, Cardiovascular ailments, Cancer, Diabetes, and Inflammation.

Medicinal uses of Anthocyanins

Anthocyanins possess Antioxidant, Anti inflammatory, Anti Carcinogenic properties. It blocks Cancer cell proliferation and inhibits the growth of Tumor formation. It interferes with the process of Carcinogenesis .
It reduces the oxidative stress. It prevents the body from Cardiovascular ailments as Atherosclerosis and Neurodegenerative disorders as Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. It decreases he risk of developing Hypertension, Myocardial Infraction and having Heart attack.
The anti inflammatory action of anthocyanins regulates Immune responses . It boosts the production of cytokines. It reduces estrogenic activity and regulates hormonal balance. It aids in nutrient absorption by regulating enzyme production. It also strengthens the cell membranes.
It enhances Cognitive functioning . Foods rich in anthocyanins can help in reversal of certain age related deficits. It improves Neural and Behavioral parameters including memory and motor functions. It protects memory, coordination and neural functioning in old people.
Anthocyanins promote Eye health and enhances vision. It protects the Eyes from radical damage and improves sight. It also enhances Night vision.
It aids the prevention of Obesity, Diabetes, and Pancreatic disorders. It prevents the generation of free radicals, decreased lipid peroxidation, reduced Pancreatic swelling, and decreased blood sugar concentrations in urine and blood serum.

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