Do you end up feeling guilty every time you buy a black currant smoothie? Well, you don't need to anymore. Here are some health benefits of consuming black currant we bet you didn't know about;

1. Antioxidants and anthocyanins present in black currant strengthens the immune system.

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2. The iron present in black currant boosts memory and increases oxygen supply to the brain. 

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3. Rich in iron content, black currant helps in the formation of red blood cells.

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4. Vitamin C and Vitamin A present in black currant makes it good for the eyes.

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5. With a low GI (Glycemic index), black currant helps in controlling diabetes.

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6. Magnesium present in black currant helps in dealing with insomnia. 

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7. The Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid, present in black currant reduces hair loss and scalp dryness

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8. Presence of dietary fibres in black currant can provide relief from constipation

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9. Copper, magnesium and calcium present in these berries strengthens the structure of the teeth and bones

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10. With anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, black currant helps in fighting against skin disorders including eczema, dermatitis. 

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Sip on that blackcurrant smoothie guilt free!