Sea buckthorn is an emerging shrub in Quebec that is gaining in popularity. Our first harvest of sea buckthorn dates back to 2013. In the early days, when we talked about sea buckthorn, we were told ar-what? Since then, sea buckthorn growers have included us, and the media have talked about it a lot. In addition, more people now know this little fruit with a thousand and one virtues. The benefits of sea buckthorn are multiple. It is a very complete fruit which can help maintain a strong immune system and can therefore help counter or limit the risks associated with seasonal illnesses such as the flu or the common cold.
It is possible to enjoy the benefits of sea buckthorn by consuming 2 tablespoons of 100% pure sea buckthorn juice or 1/4 cup of sea buckthorn fruit per day. Discover the vitamins, minerals and Omega present in sea buckthorn collaborating in the benefits for our health.
Sea buckthorn is full of vitamins A, B, C and E. All of these vitamins play a very important role in our body. Among others, the benefits are that it helps strengthen our immune system to fight against infections and also plays a role in the tissues, cells and hormones of our body.
*** Vitamin C is highly concentrated in this fruit. With only two tablespoons of 100% pure sea buckthorn juice per day, you can meet your vitamin C needs for the day.
Trace elements are mineral substances found in small quantity in the foods we need. For example, zinc is important in pregnant women because it helps cells grow and is involved in strengthening the immune system.
The minerals, they are present in addition large quantity in sea buckthorn. For example, it is possible to find almost 2 % of the required iron per day in 50 g of sea buckthorn berries.
Sea buckthorn is a real marvel at the Omega level. In addition to containing Omega 3 and 6, this small orange fruit is full of Omega 7 and 9. Omegas are important fatty acids for the human body that can only be obtained by eating foods that contain them.
Omega 7 is a fatty acid that is only found in 2 foods: Macadamia nuts and sea buckthorn. The benefits of Omega 7 being multiple, it may be interesting to turn to sea buckthorn in order to seek the benefits of the latter.
Several of the components of sea buckthorn mentioned above are powerful antioxidants present in sea buckthorn. It is important to note that other elements such as flavonoids, formerly called vitamin P, are present in sea buckthorn. Flavonoids are also antioxidants.
This small orange fruit also contains lecithin and cephalin which are phospholipids. They are naturally produced by the liver and aid in the digestion of fatty foods.
The benefits of sea buckthorn are multiple thanks to all the vitamins, Omegas and minerals present in this fruit. Do not forget that a good varied diet is a guarantee of better health! The consumption of fruits such as sea buckthorn helps us to obtain all the nutrients that our body requires in order to ensure the proper functioning of our immune system. By consuming 1/4 cup of sea buckthorn fruit per day, it is possible to obtain an important contribution in vitamins, Omega and minerals.
On August 19, 2023 we are off the farm for a wedding. There will therefore be no no farm tours on August 19.
Sea buckthorn self-picking remains possible and the shop will be open according to the usual schedule.
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