Gooseberries—the berries that resemble green grapes—help you to feel happier. In recent research in the journal Experimental Neurobiology, scientists found that gooseberries contain a flavonoid called kaempferol that prevents the breakdown of brain hormones serotonin and dopamine. These brain chemicals naturally help us fight stress and keep our spirits up.
More than delicious, when it comes to disease prevention, these babies pack a serious punch. Not only do eight strawberries contain more vitamin C than an orange, they are antioxidant powerhouses. Whether you want to evade heart disease, arthritis, memory loss, wrinkling, or cancer, these berries have proven their ability to help. Plus, they’re just so easy to get into your diet on a regular basis. Try my 5-Minute Strawberry Sorbet recipe.
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