Blueberries

  • blueberries contain a type of antioxidant flavonoids known as anthocyanins, a diverse range of antioxidant phenolic compounds, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin E, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, copper, zinc, folate, beta-carotene, and choline
  • increasing the consumption of plant foods like blueberries decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight
  • blueberries rank among the top 20 fruits and vegetables on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) that rates foods on their vitamin & mineral content, phytochemical composition and antioxidant capacity per calorie
  • The iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc and vitamin K in blueberries all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure & strength
  • Blueberries are naturally free of sodium and contain potassium, calcium, and magnesium – all of which have been found to decrease blood pressure naturally
  • Studies have shown that type 1 diabetics who consume high-fiber diets have lower blood glucose levels and type 2 diabetics may have improved blood sugar, lipids, and insulin levels. One cup of blueberries contributes 3.6 grams of fiber
  • Blueberries fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and anthocyanin content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health.
  • Vitamin C, vitamin A, and the antioxidants in blueberries help protect cells against free radical damage – they inhibit tumor growth, decrease inflammation and help ward off or slow several types of cancer including esophageal, lung, mouth, pharynx, endometrial, pancreatic, prostate and colon.
  • Recent studies have shown consumption of blueberries can reduce cognitive decline as well as Parkinson’s disease. Blueberries can also improve short-term memory loss and motor coordination.
  • Dietary fiber like that found in blueberries is recognized as an important factor in weight loss by functioning as a “bulking agent” in the digestive system – making you feel fuller for longer and thereby lowering your overall calorie intake.
  • Vitamin C in blueberries supports collagen – the skins support system – that helps prevent damage caused by the sun, pollution, and smoke, and promotes smoothing of wrinkles and improving overall skin texture. One cup of blueberries provides 24% of your daily need for vitamin C.

We’re farmers and not doctors so none of this should be treated as medical advice for you. We’re only sharing our personal experience and testimony, which may not be relevant to your specific medical condition. Talk to your doctor about your own personal diet and care and please don’t sue us because we’re trying to help people in need and lawyers are super expensive and every dollar we spend on a lawyer can’t be spent helping others grow food. Thanks!!!