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.
June 25, 2018
Nutritionist, health consultant and award-winning author Nancy Addison shares 35 superfoods for healthier bodies and minds. She recommends eating purple foods like Wild Blueberries to help reduce stress, make you sleep better and even fight depression naturally. In a controlled double-blind study, Wild Blueberries were shown to help prevent low mood and depression.
June 22, 2018
Registered Dietitian, Liz Shaw, declares Wild Blueberries one of the top anti-inflammatory fruits on the market today. She explains Wild Blueberries are so powerful because they combat stress in the wild by producing phytochemicals and anthocyanins to protect themselves and it’s these naturally occurring compounds that help protect consumers from inflammation and chronic disease – one berry at a time.
June 13, 2018
Toby Amidor, a registered dietitian and nutrition expert, shares 10 protein- packed recipes to help celebrate Father’s Day. She includes our delicious Shrimp and Veggie Kabobs with Wild Blueberry Barbecue Sauce and notes that shrimp are bursting with power protein and omega-3s to help the heart, and the Wild Blueberry BBQ sauce is full of health-helping antioxidants.
June 7, 2018
Amy Gorin, a registered dietitian and nationally recognized nutrition expert, shares her list of more than 20 foods that we should be eating every day, especially after you’re 30. Frozen Wild Blueberries make the list because they are rich in polyphenols. She suggests adding them to smoothies.
June 3, 2018
Registered Dietitian and Food Blogger Jenny Shea Rawn shares her easy-to-make, heart smart and nutrient-rich and indulgent tasting breakfast recipe – Wild Blueberry Chia Breakfast Bowl. This recipe features antioxidant-filled Wild Blueberries, quick cooking oats which are high in fiber, heart-smart omega-3 rich chia seeds.
June 1, 2018
Prevention ranked Wild Blueberries as one of the healthiest foods for women. Researchers at Cornell University found that tangy-sweet Wild Blueberries pack the most absorbable antioxidants compared to 25 other fruits. Ronald Prior, adjunct professor of food science at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, recommends adding a ½ cup of Wild Blueberries. He says this step alone will provide consumers double the number of antioxidants most Americans get in one day.
May 31, 2018
Nice creams, a non-dairy variation of traditional ice cream made with puréed frozen bananas, is a hot food trend, and Amy Gorin, a registered dietitian and nationally recognized nutrition expert, advises on how to make it at home with Wild Blueberries thrown in for extra nutrition.