The blueberry was ranked #1 in antioxidant activity by USDA researchers when compared to 40 other fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are important because they counteract free-radicals in our system. There is a theory of aging due to free radicals that states people age because our cells accumulate free radical damage over time. Blueberry fountain of youth anyone?!
If that isnâ€™t enough to make you beg for some blueberries, a new study by the American Heart Association links blueberries to lowering the risk of heart attacks in women.
- Women who ate at least three servings of blueberriesâ€¦ per week had fewer heart attacks.
- Blueberriesâ€¦ contain high levels of compounds that have cardiovascular benefits. 1
All of this hype over this indigo-colored berry is nothing new. Even in Colonial times, settlers believed blueberries to have â€śhealth-promoting effects.â€ť Check out this article and podcast published by NPR yesterday about the more bang-for-your-buck blueberry.
We at Holistic Fitness strive to keep up with health news and apply it to our practice and products.
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1. Strawberries, blueberries may cut heart attack risk in women. American Heart Association, 2013. http://newsroom.heart.org/news/strawberries-blueberries-may-cut-heart-attack-risk-in-women?preview=d47d