Purple & Anthocyanins

Blackcurrants are full of health-promoting antioxidants, called anthocyanins, which give blackcurrants their distinctive dark purple colour. The darker the blackcurrant, the more anthocyanins it contains and the better it is for you. British blackcurrants are grown and bred especially for their deep colour, making them extra good for you.

What Are Anthocyanins?

Anthocyanins are a type of antioxidant found in blackcurrants. 

Foods that are good sources of these compounds are; dark berry fruits (particularly blackcurrants) and grapes for anthocyanins; apples and onions for flavonols; and green tea for catechins.

SHARE POST >

YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO READ

Free Radicals & Antioxidants

With high levels of anthocyanins and vitamin C, scientific research suggests blackcurrants have many benefits in promoting health and preventing diseases.

read more

Vitamin C & Eye Health

Scientists have discovered that dietary antioxidants play an important role in maintaining eye health and vision, particularly in preventing cataract.

read more

Reducing Erectile Dysfunction

Scientists have found that a diet rich in flavonoids, natural compounds found in fruit and vegetables, could dramatically reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction.

read more