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New Research Study Indicates Wild Blueberries Improve Brain’s Processing Speed

In a recently published study where volunteer participants with cognitive issues consumed wild blueberries daily for six months, it was found that the speed at which the participants could process information increased. Cognitive processing speed is defined as the speed at which our brains process information and use it to… Read More

Health & Nutrition

A Healthy Heart Month “Two-fer” From Wild Blueberries

Written by Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD, Nutrition advisor and spokesperson for the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Getting a two-for-one deal is attractive any time of year, and when it comes with health benefits and a delicious taste, that’s even better! Have you ever heard the saying, “What’s… Read More

Brain Health

The Seven Wild Ways to a Healthy Brain in 2022

‘Tis the season for mulling over your New Year’s resolutions and setting intentions for the year to come. As you head into the holiday season, perhaps you’re considering prioritizing personal health and wellness in 2022. But as you think about those resolutions, one important health and wellness goal that often… Read More

Health & Nutrition

The Wild Difference: Celebrating Wild Foods Day All Month Long

Fall has officially arrived here in Maine, which means Wild Foods Day is right around the corner! Wild Foods Day is celebrated on October 28th., but we wanted to kick things off a little early so we can enjoy our favorite wild foods all month long! For thousands of years,… Read More

Brain Health

New Research Links Eating Flavonoid-Filled Foods to 20% Lower Risk of Cognitive Decline

As another wild blueberry harvest season wraps up in Maine, farmers are freezing these little blue gems so people around the country can enjoy them year round. Over the years, wild blues have earned the nickname “brain berries” and new research further supports this reputation. The new study tracked participants… Read More

Recipes

Brain-Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Start Busy School Mornings Off Right

It’s that time of year again–some kids have already had their first day of school while kids here in Maine are just heading back to the classroom. While it’s still a little unclear what the school year will ultimately look like for your child–either in-person learning or remote–we want to… Read More

Brain Health

Back to School: Brain Support for Kids

As we switch gears from summer to fall, back to school time brings lots of things to mind, including new school clothes, new teachers, and a renewed emphasis on habits to support our children as they get back into the classroom. And, while your child might be more interested in… Read More

Brain Health

Are Wild Blueberries Good for Your Brain?

What you eat matters when it comes to brain health. Read More

Brain Health

Do Wild Blueberries Improve Memory?

Studies indicate daily wild blueberry supplementation for elderly adults experiencing cognitive impairment can enhance neural response in certain areas of the brain. Read More

Brain Health

Wild Blueberries and the Aging Brain

Regular wild blueberry consumption throughout all stages of life supports our brains in various ways, but studies show that there are brain-boosting benefits tied specifically to conditions found in older people. Read More

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