Blueberries, raw

Fun Facts

  1. Don’t wash off blueberries “dust” until you’re ready to dig in.
    A rinse softens your blueberries, which can quicken spoiling, according to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  2. Many blueberry-flavored processed foods do not contain any real blueberries.
  3. Blueberries contain more antioxidants than most other fruits or vegetables and may help prevent damage caused by cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s.
  4. A blueberry extract diet improves balance, coordination, and short-term memory in aging rats.
  5. Blueberries are naturally low in both fat and sodium.