Dr. Kathleen Jones
Why You Should Eat Blueberries
Here are some of the best reasons to eat these little blue berries! Not only are they yummy to eat but they really are packed with nutrition and one of the best things you can do for your body. Blueberries are loaded with vitamins and minerals K1(good for bone health), Vitamin C (skin and immune health) Manganese which helps with metabolism.
Blueberries are high in fiber and low in calories.
Blueberries are very rich in antioxidants. Their color comes from anthocyanins, compounds that give them the blue color. They help reduce heart disease, cancer and dementia.
These little magic berries have been shown to reduce the risk of dementia in multiple studies and 1 cup a day helped with every day mental acuity.
Blueberries have been shown to help with weight loss, high blood pressure and 1 cup a day has shown to be helpful for heart health.
Blueberries are great for the immune system because they contain lots of Vit C. Both fresh and frozen berries are good all year round.
You can eat blueberries in lots of ways. Throw them into a salad, bake them into muffins, add to yogurt or oatmeal or smoothies or just eat out of a bowl! Find a way every day to get in a cup full of blueberries and your body will thank you for it!