Blueberries are a good source of vitamin K and also contain vitamin C, fibre, manganese and other antioxidants, notably anthocyanins. Some nutritionists believe that if you make only one change to your diet, it should be to add blueberries.
For maximum freshness, keep refrigerated. To give best flavour bring to room temperature before eating
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Serving Size 100
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.3g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 14.0g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 2.4g||10%|
|Vitamin A 1.0mcg|
|Vitamin C 14.0mg||16%|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Today's commercial blueberries are native to North America, with some species now also grown in Europe. Blueberry shrubs are known as either lowbush - smaller species - or the larger highbush.
Blueberries contain a plant compound called anthocyanin. This compound gives them both their blue colour and many of their health benefits
People who use blood-thinners, such as warfarin, should speak to their doctor before increasing their intake of blueberries, as the high vitamin K content can affect blood clotting
One cup of blueberries provides 24% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C
Blueberries can help heart health, bone strength, skin health, blood pressure, diabetes management, cancer prevention, and mental health
Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber.
Blueberries are one of the most versatile fruits available. Add them to a trifle, bake them in muffins or a tart, blend them into smoothies or simply eat fresh.