5 surprising benefits of eating golden berries

Golden berries are also known as cape gooseberries.

golden berries(southseedbank)

Although they are not very common in the market, they are not just any other wild fruit. They are packed with numerous health benefits and hey, you should be eating them already.

Don’t believe it? Well check out these amazing benefits of golden berries:

1. Antioxidants

You should not even debate about eating anything that contains antioxidants. Antioxidants damage free radicals in our bodies that cause chronic diseases including some types of cancers. The antioxidants present in golden berries such as withanolides protect body cells from damage by cancer and slows down the spread of cancer to other parts of the body.

2. Weight loss

In case you are trying to lose some weight, consider adding golden berries to your diet. They are low in calories and they supply the body with all the required nutrients without adding fat.

3. Healthy eyesight

Thanks to the high amounts of carotenoids in golden berries, they are great for a superb eyesight and the overall health of your eyes.

4. Immune system

If you consume cape gooseberries on a daily basis, you will automatically reduce your visits to the doctor. The high amounts of vitamin C boosts your immunity keeping diseases and infections at bay.

5. Fights inflammation

Golden berries have inflammatory properties making it ideal for arthritis and gout patients. Gooseberries can soothe muscle ache and hemorrhoids.

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