Another Study Shows Eating Blueberries Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Another Study Shows Eating Blueberries Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Yet another study showed that eating blueberries fights Alzheimer’s Disease. Many people do not know that Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death of adults in America, and the number of people affected by this debilitating disease is increasing. Scientists are searching for a cure, and the healthfulness of blueberries is proving to hold

Are blueberries safe for dogs to eat?

Most people have heard chocolate can kill dogs. It is true that chocolate can make dogs ill, and large amounts can kill them. According to the ASPCA, other foods that are harmful to dogs include raw meat and eggs, caffeinated drinks, dairy products, macadamia nuts, avocados, and even grapes and raisins. All of these have

What is in Blueberries?

'What is in Blueberries?' The question should be, "What is NOT in blueberries?" Most people know blueberries as sweet and juicy berries with a deliciously unique flavor. They are so healthy, easy to eat, and they have been around North America long before Europeans came to this part of the world. However, blueberries contain so many more

U of F Researchers Try to Produce Perfect Blueberry

In an effort to create the perfect blueberry, researchers at The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have been hoping to find out exactly what people want when they purchase them. As part of a three-year study led by Jim Olmstead, UF/IFAS associate professor of horticultural sciences, early surveys from last

Wild Blueberry Extract Can Prevent Plaque Buildup and Maybe Save Your Life

The main and most obvious reason people eat blueberries is because they are so delicious! However, an increasing number of people are eating them because of their numerous health benefits and lengthy list of vitamins and nutrients. Blueberries have proven to be a versatile ingredient in any type of meal, and their popularity has been

Blueberry Farm Stays Busy Year-Round With Creative Blueberry Products

Theresa and Tom Gaffney live in Stockton Springs, Maine where they own and operate their organic blueberry farm, Highland Organics®. Over a decade ago, the farm's primary products were fresh and frozen blueberries sold directly to their customers. In 2004, a friend visited the farm in search of a National Science Foundation project. The friend

Thanks to UF, The Florida Blueberry Industry Thrives!

In the last three decades, Florida has grown into a major blueberry producing state. As the public is becoming more aware of blueberries' health benefits, the blueberry industry in Florida has continued to grow yearly with increasing profits and blueberry production. However, much of the credit belongs to the University of Florida. Its Institute of

Are you looking for a diet you can live with? Try The Blueberry Diet.

If you feel like you are overweight and need to lose a few pounds, wouldn't it be nice to be on a diet where you could eat foods that you love? The Blueberry Diet might just be the one you're looking for. It involves daily consumption of 2-3 cups of blueberries if you are between

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