Wild Blueberries in the News
November 13, 2016
Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. have recently extolled the health benefits of Wild Blueberries. The nationally known experts suggest that those seeking foods that are super-good for you should eat Wild Blueberries. The article also sites a U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis stating that Wild Blueberries contain more than twice the antioxidants as their farm-grown cousins, and a Cornell University study that rated wild blueberries No. 1 in antioxidant activity.
September 30, 2016
NYT Wellness Blogger explores the nutritional differences between wild and cultivated blueberries. The article sites Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University, who says wild blueberries contain a greater number and variety of phytochemicals than cultivated blueberries, including up to 26 different anthocyanin compounds that help them survive in the rugged environment.
September 14, 2016
Katie Cavuto of Nourish. Breathe. Thrive. loves Maine and the nutrient rich Wild Blueberries that grow there “wildly.” As her son heads to Kindergarten for the first time, gone are the lazy morning breakfasts of summer so she creates a delicious and easy-to-make Gluten Free Wild Blueberry Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Break, which she calls the perfect make-ahead-breakfast. Inspired by her trip to Maine, she adds nutrient dense Wild Blueberries to her wonderful recipe and ramps up the flavor because as she says there are thousands of varieties of Wild Blueberries growing on the barrens which lends to the richness of the flavor you will find in a handful.
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December 1, 2016
The e-recipe book, available at wildblueberries.com, was produced by the Association and leverages a multi-year brand-building strategy that has engaged registered dietitians from across the country to tell the health story of Wild Blueberries and reveal the advantages of picking Wild Blueberries over cultivated, or highbush, blueberries.
September 16, 2016
During Maine Harvest Lunch Week, Cafeterias Across Maine Celebrate Local Food and Local Food Economy
The once beleaguered program has blossomed to nearly every public school in the state, and some say that the one-week initiative can—and should—expand
April 12, 2016
The idea of using food to improve personal health has fueled consumer interest in less processed, authentic food and has spurred the surge in food trends like organic, GMO-free, paleo, and all-natural.
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