Tales of New Zealand
The Blessings of New Zealand
The geography and climate that are peculiar to New Zealand are ideal for growing nutritious, fragrant, and delicious Blackcurrants high in antioxidants that are pivotal for staying healthy. New Zealand Blackcurrants are one of the special products of New Zealand and are of the highest quality in the world.
On NZBC’s blog, we will introduce various stories, scenes, discoveries, and information about Blackcurrants. We hope you will join us!
Tales of New Zealand
New Zealand blackcurrants boost the human immune system
Our bodies are continually exposed to pathogens such as bacteria and viruses that can cause illness if they gain entry into our body. The epithelial cells lining our nose, mouth, lungs and gut are sites where bacteria and viruses can enter the body. Fortunately these cells secrete molecules that activate the body’s own pathogen killing mechanisms and prevent these pathogens [...]Read more
New Zealand Blackcurrants reduce cardiac risk factors in metabolic syndrome patients
Daily supplementation with anthocyanins from bilberries and blackcurrants may improve cardiometabolic risk factors in people with metabolic syndrome (MetS), says a new study from Australia. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2020/03/31/ANTHOCYANIN-SUPPLEMENTS-SHOW-HEART-HEALTH-BENEFITS-FOR-PEOPLE-WITH-METS-STUDYRead more
Maintaining the body’s infection-fighting immune system
The body is normally well equipped to defend itself against invading bacterial and viral infections. The first line of defense are neutrophils, cells that circulate through the blood vessels searching out pathogenic bacteria or viruses, phagocytosing (engulfing) them, then killing them with an arsenal of toxic compounds including hypochlorous acid, the antimicrobial agent commonly found in house hold bleach. [...]Read more
Blackcurrants and sports nutrition
Even with a small population of only 4.8 million New Zealand is globally renowned for its sporting achievements. No better evidence for this comes from New Zealand’s performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, where New Zealand was ranked third in the world for the number of medals it won per head of population. There [...]Read more
Maintaining good blood circulation during long periods of sitting
Our blood delivers to the tissues in our body all the nutrients we need to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. The same blood then removes from those tissues the end products of the cellular metabolism of those nutrients. The maintenance of good blood circulation is critical to ensuring we stay healthy and active. Circulation of the blood throughout [...]Read more
Boosting your immunity this winter
The change of seasons brings with it an increased risk of suffering from the unpleasant effects of cold and flu viruses. This probably occurs during this time of the year because we tend to spend more time indoors close to other people allowing the spread of viruses, and these viruses are more easily dispersed from one person to another in [...]Read more
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