Health Benefits of Blueberries

They’re Blue, and They’re Good For You


They’re blue, they’re delicious, and it seems like every other day the media reports new health benefits of blueberries.

All blueberries are nutritional powerhouses – but wild blueberries, if you can get them (and they’re increasingly available frozen in your supermarket), are the ones to go for.

A 2004 USDA study ranked wild blueberries as the number one anti-oxidant fruit, with 48% more antioxidants than the cultivated (farmed) berry. Anti-oxidants fight free radicals in the body, which help build your immunity.

So what can blueberries do for you?

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Blueberries’ Health Benefits:

  • They are a cancer fighting superfood bursting with antioxidants that fight cancer and other diseases
  • Prevent macular degeneration.
  • Promote urinary health.
  • Have been called “brain food” and can help with Alzheimer’s prevention.
  • Anti-aging foods (of which wild blueberries are one of the best) can delay and reverse the signs of aging.
  • Help protect circulatory health.
  • Are one of nature’s perfect anti-inflammatory foods.


In short, they taste fab and are wonderful for you. Go eat some now!


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