Little Changes campaign continues in 2016

Little Changes campaign continues in 2016

After a successful Little Changes campaign in 2016, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is continuing its Little Changes campaign In 2016 by encouraging people to adopt little changes in their lives geared toward achieving a healthier lifestyle. A significant part of the campaign is to share healthy-living tips and ideas through social media.   #OurLittleChanges

5 Healthy Reasons to Eat Blueberries This Year

Blueberries are one of nature's little treats that hosts an endless amount of nutrition, vitamins, and antioxidants while still being delicious and versatile. The beautiful blue color that is so immediately noticeable to blueberries is due to the photochemical, anthocyanin. It is this little powerhouse of an antioxidant that is so good at fighting diseases.

Eat More Blueberries in 2016!

2016 is upon us! New Year's day is a day when people all across the world see hope for a better year, and make resolutions to themselves to become better human beings by starting good new behaviors and eliminating unfavorable old ones. Often, people's New Year's resolutions revolve around their diet. Usually, people would like

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

20 Diet-Restricted Delicious Blueberry Recipes (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Dairy Free etc.)

More people these days are learning they experience adverse reactions to certain ingredients in food. Foods containing gluten seem to be causing the most adverse reactions for some people. Other folks have decided to eliminate these foods in hopes of becoming healthier. Blueberries, however, don't seem to fit in any of the categories of foods

Do Blueberries Have Health Benefits for Skin?

Blueberries are one of the highest-ranking fruits with their high concentration of vitamins and antioxidants while simultaneously being low in carbohydrates and sugar. They can be consumed raw (without concern of removing a seed), cooked, frozen, dried, or drunk in the form of tea or juice, while still retaining most of the beneficial properties and

Blueberry Tea: Explore the Health Benefits

Most people associate blueberries with some delicious dessert their grandmother made: pies, cobblers, muffins, poptarts. But one use of blueberries that has been gaining popularity recently is blueberry tea, which is made from leaves and stems of a blueberry bush. Often, the tea is flavored with dried blueberries giving it more of a blue/purple color

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