February 2019

Weight loss tip: Add Aronia berries or chokeberries to your diet

Chokeberries may reduce weight gain and modulate insulin

What the heck is a chokeberry?  The Chokeberry is of the Aronia genus of deciduous shrubs.  The shrubs that grow the berries are native to eastern North America and most commonly found in wet woods and swamps and many feel they a nuisance or weed.  Chokeberries are cultivated as ornamental plants and as food products. The berries are small 1 cm fruits that have relatively thick, pigmented skin that come in several colors to include black, red, and blue.

 










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