Juice from Wild Blueberries Can Boost Children’s Brainpower

Juice from Wild Blueberries Can Boost Children’s Brainpower

We all want our children to do well in school, and we do our best to facilitate their academic success. It's important for children have plenty of rest from a good night's sleep in addition to maintaining a healthy diet. Led by Prof. Claire Williams, British researchers from Reading University have recently found that juice

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

Make Little Changes to get Big Rewards with Blueberries

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council put out a calendar for 2015 labeled Little Changes, Big Rewards. Every month has a piece of advice to encourage healthy living and eating habits. Here are some tips, recipes and inspiration for your #LittleChanges journey! Be inspired, and enjoy the recipes.   Shift the Spotlight: Make fruits and veggies

8 Ounces Of Blueberries Every Day Could Help Fight Heart Disease

Recent studies have indicated that consuming 8 ounces of blueberries every day could do wonders for your heart. As part of lowering chances of heart disease, eating blueberries daily will lower blood pressure and fight off artery stiffness which often lead to strokes and heart attacks. Nearly 50 postmenopausal women were involved in a study

Blueberries Will Improve Your Night Vision! Who knew?

Blueberries are a "Super Fruit"! You can hardly read the newspaper these days without seeing another article touting the health benefits of blueberries. Apparently, people are getting the message, because demand has been rising steadily. The latest benefit of blueberries is especially exciting! In addition to curbing cataracts and glaucoma, blueberries have also shown to

Have you tried the blueberry diet?

We are the first to tout the many benefits of blueberries for health and fitness and word is spreading.  Recently a blueberry diet has been making rounds across social media.  Have you tried this diet? We'd love to know what results you've seen.   The blueberry diet was created to battle belly fat and improve overall

Blueberries Proven to Double Cancer Fighting Cells

Berries of all colors have been in the spotlight for the past several years as true health champions. They are our greatest weapon for disease prevention and health maintenance. While a cure for cancer has been researched for decades, berries have emerged as a true cancer-fighting weapon.  They are able to counteract, reduce and repair

Did you know blueberries and strawberries help your heart?

Did you know that eating blueberries and strawberries three times per week is great medicine for your heart? The fruity combination was uncovered by Dr. Eric Rimm who is an associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School.  In a 2013 study, Rimm and his team gathered data from 93,600

Blueberries linked to reducing troublesome belly fat

Of all the health benefits of blueberries, could busting belly fat be yet another one? A study showed that rats, which were the subjects of the study, that ate a diet rich in blueberries lost abdominal fat. It’s the dangerous kind of fat linked to heart disease and diabetes.  They also experienced many other health