Organic LingonberriesLingonberry has long been used in traditional medicine for its antiseptic and diuretic benefits. This is because it is rich in vitamins and active ingredients that have beneficial effects especially in the urogenital system.
Their rich content of polyphenols and other antioxidant ingredients makes them particularly attractive to the scientific community, and research studies on lingonberries are many.
Apart from the high percentage of polyphenols, lingonberries are also rich in fiber.
Fiber pass most of the intestine and reaches the large intestine where it is broken down by the bacteria of the intestinal microflora.
Upon disintegration produce fatty acids, short chain (acetate, propionate, butyrate, isobutyrate, valerate and isovalerate acid) which are responsible for a range of beneficial effects in the body.
It has been found that butyric acid protects against colorectal cancer, while the propionic acid has shown to be a substrate for the synthesis of glucose, reduce blood serum cholesterol levels and reduces the secretion orexigenic hormone.