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Anthocyanin is Antioxidant - Food for the Brain

Updated: Nov 29, 2023

Food for the Brain - ANTHOCYANINS

What is Cognitive? What to eat and drink for better "brain"?


Anthocyanins are a group of deep red, purple & blue pigments bound in plant-based foods.

The best fruit for the brain has to be blueberries and the best tea should be Butterfly Pea Tea looking at the anthocyanin chart below - Butterfly Pea contains 541mg/100grams and Blueberries contains 487mg/100grams.


Anthocyanins ie antioxidants have been shown to have a whole host of benefits such as improved memory, lowered blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease + cancer, and prevention of neurological disease. d more fun with a rainbow of colours in your tea, cooking and baking. It is good to have both ie have a balance and moderation in everything.






They're part of a larger category called flavonoids. These are largely found in fruits like blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries.

Anthocyanins ie antioxidants have been shown to have a whole host of benefits such as improved memory, lowered blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease + cancer, and prevention of neurological disease.


Anthocyanins are so powerful that tests have shown that they contain twice the antioxidant power of vitamin C!


A collection of 13 studies found that dietary levels of anthocyanins correlated with better processing speed while improving the quality of life in older adults


(1) Another meta-analysis found that anthocyanins ie antioxidants were correlated with better focus, memory, reaction time, and overall improved cognitive function


(2) Other foods that contain high amounts of anthocyanins are cherries, pomegranates, black and red grapes, red cabbage, red onions, and the skin of a purple eggplant.


Want a better brain? Start adding blueberries & Butterfly Pea tea and the other foods mentioned above to your next grocery run.




Why is Butterfly Pea Tea is so Powerful?


Let's watch to this video why is Butterfly Pea tea good for you ?

And he recommend that you drink it daily - Christian Drapeau, he is a stem cell scientists and herbalist. This is the 3rd scientist who recommends drinking Butterfly Pea tea besides our brand ambassador, Vanessa who happens to be a stem cell scientist in Sydney.


BETACYANIN is Antioxidants benefits found in Dragonfruit

You can also the antioxidants benefits in our Dragonfruit Powder. The antioxidants in dragonfruit is known as "Betacyanins". Red dragonfruit (25 mL/g) has a higher content of betacyanins VS Beetroot (10 mL/g).


Dragon fruit extract powder fruit grows on the Hylocereus cactus, whose flowers only open at night. The plant is native to southern Mexico and Central America. Today, it is grown all over the world. It is also known as pitaya or pitahaya. In Malaysia, the most widely available variety is the red dragon fruit (Hylocereus polyrhizus) which has red purplish color pulp with black edible seeds. It is slightly sweet and able to stain our hands in red due to the presence of natural colorant & betacyanins. The attractive colour of the fruit make it an excellent ingredient to turn into ice-cream, juice, cocktails, jellies and smoothies.



Apart from that, it is a rich source of nutrition such as vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus and possesses a great antioxidant activity. Also it is known to have beneficial effects in carbohydrate metabolism, strengthening of teeth and bones, strengthening the immune system and is also used in the treatment of diabetes, heart diseases, promoting the growth of healthy gut bacteria, and maintaining healthy body weight-Dragon fruit extract. powder.


Lastly, as Butterfly Pea flower tea has not much flavour which many of our clients do not mind, some of you might like to look at some of our other varieties Blue Tea blends ie Goodnight Sweet Dreams is always a best seller and sleep is important. Purple Rain tea is perfect in this hot weather and for Christmas ie a healthy mocktail and for kids.




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