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New Zealand Blackcurrants for everybody in every country in the world

New Zealand Blackcurrants are best in their quality and safety with the strict managements by the industry led by Blackcurrant New Zealand Ltd

Blackcurrants for your health and beauty

Blackcurrants, also known as "King of Berries", contain many varieties of natural substances inluding Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamins A, B, & C, other trace minerals, organic acids, and many phenolics. The most powerful feature of Blackcurrants is its anti-oxidant activities from high and rich density of Vitamin C and Anthocyanins.

Anthocyanins of Blackcurrants
Anthocyanins, water-soluble vacuolar pigments, belong to a parent class of molecules called flavonoids. They are found naturally in many kind of plants including berries like Blackcurrants. Anthocyanins are known for their significant anti-oxidant activities which help human bodies to protect themselves from harmful free radicals and other reactive chemicals that cause cell damage.
Blackcurrants for your eyes
Anthocyanins in Blackcurrants are also good for your eyes. Two main Anthocyanins of Blackcurrants, Delphinidin-3-Rutinoside and Cyanidin-3-Rutinoside , not contained in blueberries, are found to be effective in improving vision and eye-sight.

Rhodopsin is a pigment of the retina, responsible for both the formation of the photoreceptor cells and the first events in the perception of light.
Rhodopsins, immediately photobleach by exposure to white light, take about 30 minutes to be fully regenerated. Delphinidin-3-Rutinoside and Cyanidin-3-Rutinoside, Blackcurrant Anthocyanins, are considered to assist this regeneration process of Rhodopsin, the decrease of which by the long use of eyes lead to tired eyes and blurry vision.

Blackcurrants are also high in Vitamin A which is considered effective to night blindness.
Blackcurrants for your skin care
Varieties of vegetable chemical substances including anti-oxidants protect skin from various outer damages including by UV. According to the study of Finland University, Cassis also help maintaining skin to be younger by regenerating strong collagen. In addition, Prostatic ProGRP maintains moisture on skin and protects from drying out.

Blackcurrants for Anti-aging
Blackcurrants have long been thought to be effective for anti-aging. Researches and studies are in progress to find how blackcurrants work on anti-aging. From a research institute in Wales, there is a report that rats taking blackcurrants survived other rats without Blackcurrants.

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