Bring on the Blueberries!

Do you like Blueberries?  Don’t pass over those cartons of blueberries the next time you hit the market, they are bursting with antoxidants. Tufts University recently ranked blueberries highest among 60 other fruits and vegetables for their unique free radical destroying capabilities.You may have heard that drinking a serving of red wine is good for your heart—being both high in antioxidants and compounds like resveratrol, well Blueberries offer thirty-eight percent more antioxidant activity. Rich in antioxidants, anthocyanidins, anthocyanins, and ellagic acid, blueberries protect against cataracts, heart disease and cancers, improve our skin’s elasticity, and protect the body and brain from oxidative stress. So go ahead and start popping blueberries in your mouth as a mid-morning snack or indulge in the fruit in a gooey pie form… whatever you do, your body will thank you for it.