Moffitt Cancer Center to study effects of blueberries

A first of its kind clinical trial is underway in Tampa, Florida.  The Moffitt Cancer Center announced recently of a trial developed to study the effects of blueberries on cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. Researchers are hoping to prove that an extract from blueberries can help patients. According to the center's news release, One of

Blueberry wine, more antioxidants, plus it’s delicious

Something that might not immediately come to mind when thinking of blueberries is wine.  But, it should!  Blueberry wine is rich with antioxidants, in fact, a University of Florida study reported blueberry wine has MORE antioxidants than many grape-based wines.  As luck would have it, Florida is home to several wine makers that specialize in

Try a DIY Florida blueberry facial for glowing skin

Hollywood is a buzz about the blueberry facial.  According to skin experts, blueberries have been said to rejeuvenate the skin, improve skin tone, and prevent wrinkles.  Here's even better news… You don't have to go to Hollywood to have a blueberry facial. You can do-it-yourself using fresh Florida blueberries.  We are sharing simple recipes below from

Tips to help your kids enjoy healthy foods

It's no secret that blueberries are delicious and great for you.  And while you probably won't have many issues with getting your kids to eat blueberries, we do have a few tips to help you with other foods. 1. Ask your children to help you make the meal.  One of our favorite kid-friendly blueberry recipes

Three key benefits of blueberries

    Blueberries are considered a super food. One of their best features is the fact that something so good for you, tastes so unbelievable good! The Blueberries from Florida offers information on the scientific research behind blueberry benefits. You can find a library of reports and studies that have helped uncover the many benefits

Recipe: Blueberry Breakfast Bake

  With the holidays approaching, we're sure to begin scheduling visits with family and friends.  It's the fabulous season of Fall when the weather gets cooler and families seem to get closer.  We've found a delicious recipe for blueberry bake that will help turn your next family gathering into a smashing success.  Made with Florida

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle

  Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important.  When you begin an exercise program or diet, it's easy to get excited about the prospects of losing weight and feeling great. However, because weight loss takes time and commitment, and the results aren't immediate, we can easily get discouraged. Here are three simple steps you can follow