Wild Blueberries in the News

  • December 15, 2016

    The Most Popular Superfoods of the Year


    Wild foods – and Wild Blueberries in particular — join chia seeds, turmeric, ancient grains, pistachios and a host of other featured superfoods, as the year’s top foods!  These superfoods provide essential nutrients the body needs to function properly, such as antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols.

  • November 22, 2016

    15 Tips and Tricks to your Thanksgiving Recovery Plan (Tip 10)

    The Active Times

    Still craving a sweet treat after all your Thanksgiving over-indulgences?  Wild Blueberries offer a sweet alternative to ice cream in the form of a healthier, fruit-based “nice cream”.

  • November 13, 2016

    Where the wild things (blueberries) are

    The Wichita Eagle

    Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. have recently extolled the health benefits of Wild Blueberries. The nationally known experts suggest that those seeking foods that are super-good for you should eat Wild Blueberries. The article also sites a U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis stating that Wild Blueberries contain more than twice the antioxidants as their farm-grown cousins, and a Cornell University study that rated wild blueberries No. 1 in antioxidant activity.

  • September 30, 2016

    Are Wild Blueberries More Nutritious Than Farm-Raised?

    The New York Times

    NYT Wellness Blogger explores the nutritional differences between wild and cultivated blueberries.  The article sites Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University, who says wild blueberries contain a greater number and variety of phytochemicals than cultivated blueberries, including up to 26 different anthocyanin compounds that help them survive in the rugged environment.

  • September 25, 2016

    The 8 Foods Dietitians Wish You’d Eat More Of

    SELF Magazine

    Wild Blueberries are #4 on a list of the top 8 foods recommended by dietitians.  “These berries have more than double the antioxidants of conventional blueberries,” says the writer.

  • September 14, 2016

    Wild Blueberry, Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Bread

    Nourish. Breathe. Thrive

    Katie Cavuto of Nourish. Breathe. Thrive. loves Maine and the nutrient rich Wild Blueberries that grow there “wildly.” As her son heads to Kindergarten for the first time, gone are the lazy morning breakfasts of summer so she creates a delicious and easy-to-make Gluten Free Wild Blueberry Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Break, which she calls the perfect make-ahead-breakfast. Inspired by her trip to Maine, she adds nutrient dense Wild Blueberries to her wonderful recipe and ramps up the flavor because as she says there are thousands of varieties of Wild Blueberries growing on the barrens  which lends to the richness of the flavor you will find in a handful.

  • August 26, 2016

    Food Technology Ingredients for Healthy Adolescents


    Today’s tweens and teens need proper nutrition for bone and muscle development, recovery from sports, cognition, and strong immune systems. Here is a look at some of the nutritional ingredients that may play beneficial roles during these developmental years (8–18 years), including protein, calcium, probiotics, prebiotics, whole grains, omega-3 fatty acids, Wild Blueberries and yeast beta-glucans.

  • August 25, 2016

    8 Wild Foods That Are Healthier Than Conventional


    Wild foods are gaining popularity in the United States. They’re grown in locations where they happened to simply land an offer more nutrition—with an intense and fuller flavor—versus conventionally grown fruits and vegetables. Expand your palate by giving one of these wild foods, including Wild Blueberries, a go, says Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, who writes a nutrition-focused blog, “The Eat List,” for WeightWatchers.com and is the former Senior Editor of Health, Weight Watchers Magazine, and WeightWatchers.com.

  • August 25, 2016

    Healthy Happy Life.com Going Wild in Maine! 10 Wild Blueberry Facts + My Fave Smoothie. #BlogTheBarrens Trip.


    Vegan food blogger, Kathy Patalsky had such an amazing time on her recent trip to the Wild Blueberry barrens of Maine. In this blog posts, catch her 10 Wild Blueberry Fun Facts while enjoying an adventure on the barrens, in the town of Bar Harbor and hiking Bubble Rock in Acadia National Park. Kathy also shares her #1 question – what’s the difference between non-organic wild blueberries and non-organic cultivated blueberries? You’ll have to read to find out the answer.

  • August 22, 2016

    Berry Eaters May be at Lower Risk of Diabetes: Meta-Analysis


    Data from almost 400,000 people suggests that consuming berries and the anthocyanins they contain may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus by 15-18%. The potential benefits could be linked to the antioxidant properties of anthocyanins in berries. Wild Blueberries have twice the antioxidants of regular blueberries.