August 8, 2008
Homegrown Heroes are Wild, Blue and Full of Antioxidants: Maine’s Season to Celebrate Wild Blueberries Begins
Mid Summer is harvest time for hundreds of local Wild Blueberry producers as their nutritious, delicious crops hit peak ripeness. Mouth-watering expressions of local pride for the cherished fruit flourish this season, and this summer’s regional celebrations are bigger and better than ever, reflecting the Wild Blueberry’s growing popularity.
July 21, 2008
Compelling research about the benefits of Wild Blueberries has prompted a surge of interest in a diet rich in this powerful, nutritious fruit. A new web site from The Wild Blueberry Association of North America has responded by offering the latest research, nutritional information and unique summer recipes.
June 19, 2008
Blueberries may have a cardio-protective effect, by significantly lowering cholesterol.
May 5, 2008
USDA’s database of antioxidant values for various foods, places blueberry juice at the top of the list among more than a dozen juices tested including pomegranate, apple, prune, cranberry and Concord grape.
November 30, 2007
USDA scientists recently concluded that eating Wild Blueberries and other antioxidant-rich foods at every meal helps prevent oxidative stress.
November 16, 2007
New research shows that Wild Blueberries have the highest cellular antioxidant activity of selected fruits tested.
March 28, 2007
Public health experts agree, eating a healthy diet rich in colorful fruit and vegetables may help with weight management and may reduce the risk of cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease.