Wild Blueberries in the News
August 9, 2020
New study conducted in the European Journal of Nutrition links blueberry consumption with better cognitive performance for people of all ages. This is the first study to measure one-time usage of whole fruit wild blueberry powder in improving brain function, noting an acute cognitive performance change for participants as compared to the placebo group.
August 7, 2020
Building on a research announcement from January 2020, the University of Maine garners further attention on research linking wild blueberries and wound healing. Professor Dorothy Klimis-Zacas shares her study on polyphenols found in wild blueberries promoting healing and tissue regeneration for difficult to treat injuries such as burns or circulation problems.
January 28, 2020
Professor Dorothy Klimis-Zacas of the University of Maine shares her research on the correlation between Wild Blueberries and healing wounds. She plans to develop a wound-healing topical cream that will help everyone – from chronic disease to burn patients – reap the healing benefits of Wild Blueberries. Her research has the potential to contribute to the overall field of wound healing and skin regeneration.
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April 2, 2020
New UK Study Builds on Growing Body of Evidence for Mood-Boosting Effects of Wild Blueberries on Children and Young Adults
A new study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, adds to the growing body of research linking consumption of wild blueberries to benefits in the mood of adolescents.
February 21, 2019
New Research Indicates Daily Consumption of Wild Blueberries Improves Blood Pressure and Blood Vessel Function
A series of projects that involved researchers at eight universities focused on Wild Blueberries and their cardiovascular benefits.
February 19, 2019
New research, published in The Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, reveals that the unique phenolic acids found in Wild Blueberries speed up the migration of cells that line our blood vessels.
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