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Health & Nutrition

Easy Ways To Maintain Nutrient Density In Our Diets As We Age

Written by Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD, Nutrition advisor and spokesperson for the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Did you ever hear an older person in your life say “I just don’t have an appetite” or “I rarely feel hungry anymore.” No, it’s not just in their heads. It’s… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Why Choose Frozen Wild Blueberries?

Frozen foods tend to get a bad reputation for being unhealthy and hyper processed, but truth be told, you can actually find amazing and nutritious healthy food options in the frozen foods aisle – especially when it comes to frozen fruits and vegetables. Since the concept of flash-freezing fruits and… 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

Recipes

Five Wild Blueberry Dishes to Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Table

Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? If you’re hosting a small family gathering this year, we have some delicious wild blueberry recipes that may help you spice up your Thanksgiving table. Incorporating this brain healthy, indigenous, wild fruit into your Thanksgiving day is sure to be a… 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

Recipes

Summer Camp Lunchbox Friendly Wild Blueberry Recipes

It’s officially summertime, which means that there are tons of adventures waiting for you and your family around every corner–think warm nights spent around the campfire, scenic hikes, lake dips, and best of all, yummy wild blueberry dishes! As the world begins to return to some semblance of normality and… Read More

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