Cranberries are particularly rich in tannins (proanthocyanidins), Flavonoids, Flavonols, ellagic acid, chlorogenic acid, Quercetin, myricetin and other ingredients which give them their tremendous antioxidant activity being much higher than many other fruits and vegetables that have been identified for this their property.
Bilberry is a small blue fruit of the forest which is cultivated in many countries. It is rich in a substance that is associated with helping our cardiovascular system and our eyesight. It also prevents oxidation.Anthocyanin is the substance which provides bilberries with their blue colour and with their main action.
A few years ago scientists discovered that cinnamon has a blood-sugar lowering effect in diabetic patients. Current research has shown that cinnamon’s active substance, MHCP, which is a polyphenol , has indeed an insulin mimetic behavior.
Crocus’ attributes have been well known to the Greeks since the ancient times as they used it to reduce the side effects of their wine drinking and the associated hangovers.
Some of the grape’s substances that are most beneficial to the human body are the resveratrol, a natural antibiotic produced by plants and some other antioxidants like the polyphenols and the flavonoids.
The sulfur compounds and specifically the allisini substance are the active ingredients of garlic.
Royal Jelly is the creamy substance produced by the bees as the prime food for their future queen. Royal Jelly may contribute to an enhanced performance of the body during periods of intense mental or physical fatigue as it is rich in vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, lipids, enzymes and co-enzymes.
The vitamins regulate body functions and significantly increase the resistance against illnesses and stress. The fact that it contains many vitamins from the B group has a positive impact on the nervous system. The vitamin A contains contributes to the well-being of the eyes, the skin, the hair and the nails.