Summer Goals: Eat a Carton of Blueberries a Week for Your Health


Summer Goals: Eat a Carton of Blueberries a Week for Your Health

Summer is jam-packed with events and things to do, making eating a carton of blueberries a week a good way to stay healthy. You hear so much about the lazy days of summer, but the truth is we’re rushing around as much as ever. Family reunions, summer vacation, barbecues, holidays and more can all add


Study Shows a Diet Including Blueberries Blasts Belly Fat

Studies show that blueberries will help fight one of the worst types of fat. Adding fruits and vegetables to your diet has always been a way to help you slim down, and fresh and frozen blueberries are an important and delicious part of that equation. Scientific studies have recently shown that not only is the


Think Blueberry Vitamins are as Healthy as Fresh Blueberries? Think Again

The health benefits of blueberries are so numerous that many people try to put them all into blueberry vitamins; however, the healthfulness of blueberries are best delivered in the small packages Mother Nature designed.  There’s no denying the health benefits of blueberries. Blueberries offer a combination of vitamins, nutrients like antioxidants and fiber that have been shown in studies to benefit your heart


Myths vs. Facts About Blueberry Health Benefits

There’s no denying the high number of blueberry health benefits, but it's important to be able to spot the difference between myths and facts for America’s favorite berry!  The blueberry is one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. When considering all the blueberry health benefits proven by science, it seems unlikely that anyone would need to


Blueberry Juice Might Be Easier

The blueberry phenomenon keeps growing stronger as the health benefits of blueberries are continuously being discovered. The incredibly beautiful and very tasty 'superfood' is packed full of vitamins and antioxidants that are essential for your healthy living. It is recommended that adults eat between 1-2 cups of blueberries every day. But for some people, drinking


Happy 100th Birthday, Blueberry!

Happy 100th Birthday, Blueberry! It was 100 years ago in 1916 that the first major blueberry crop went to market, thanks in large part to Elizabeth Coleman White (a.k.a. The Blueberry Queen). Ms. White was intrigued by the delicious wild berry growing in Burlington County, New Jersey in the early 1900s. She decided to dedicate her


Fresh, Healthy, Delicious Blueberries!

Currently, the US blueberry season in full swing, and the market is flooded with vast amounts of the fresh, blue, tasty blueberries sitting in produce coolers across the country. Americans and people all over the world are buying and eating more blueberries than ever before! One of the main reasons for their increased popularity is the


Breast Cancer: Blueberries May Help

A New Zealand specialist, Dr. Janyawat Vuthijumnonk, believes consumption of blueberries may help reduce the risk of getting breast cancer. Through animal studies, Dr. Vuthijumnonk attributes their success of fighting breast cancer to the phytochemicals in blueberries called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are the blue flavonoid pigment found in blueberries known to combat the 'bad' free radicals


FL Blueberry U-Pick Farms Offer Great Deals!

This past winter in Florida was unusually warm, and the Florida blueberry farmers here are suffering the consequences. Because the cold season in Florida was woefully short of the 'chill hours' necessary for the blue fruit to produce and mature on time, the berries were not ready for harvest until much later than they normally


Blueberries Can Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s

There are currently 5.3 million people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. In nine more years, that number could reach seven million. Hopefully, new research using blueberries can offer help. There has recently been new research indicating blueberries can lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Robert Krikorian and his team of scientists from University of Cincinnati