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
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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
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
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
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
Did you know that 3 ounces of skinless chicken breast has 139 calories and 3.1 g of fat, whereas the same amount of roasted pork tenderloin only has 120 calories and 3.0 g of fat? Not only are pork tenderloins low-fat, they are absolutely delicious! If you would like to make that already-healthy and delicious cut of
When Juan Ponce de León was in Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth in 1513, he should have just given up and started eating blueberries. With all of their healthy vitamins and nutrients, it just so happens that blueberries are very good for skin. If someone is having trouble with uneven skin tone, acne,
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.
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
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