results looked "berry" good for berries in 2004 when
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers
released a list of the top 20 antioxidant-rich foods
in a study of over 100 commonly consumed foods tested
(Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, June 9,
2004). Berries (including blueberries) took 6 of the
top 11 spots.
may help increase our immune function and protect against
cancer and heart disease. They function by neutralizing
the damaging effects of "free radicals" that form during
cell metabolism as oxygen is burned.
being good for us - berries just taste great!
more information and "berry" recipes, read
and Nutrition - You Can Have it All