Health Benefits of Eating Blueberries

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 cup (140g/5oz.)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80     –     Calories from fat 0
Percent Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsatruated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0g 0%
Potassium 85mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars 13g
Protein less than 1g

Blueberries have been identified as the number-one ranked fruit or vegetable in antioxidant activity and are a nutritional powerhouse. Research has shown that they help protect against health risks such as cancer and heart disease. They also have the potential to slow or reverse some effects of the aging process, including motor-skill and short term memory loss.

Georgia Blueberries Keep Rats Feeling Younger

By Gerard Krewer

University of Georgia

“Fresh blueberries have always been delicious. And for years we’ve known that they’re good sources of vitamin C and fiber. Now we’re learning that they’re even better than that.”
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