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07
2012

4 Reasons to Love Blueberries

Blueberries are a potent superfood!

1. They don’t stimulate a big sugar-rush like some fruit do and the Polyphenols in them actually help increase your body’s sensitivity to sugar…which means more of the sugar you eat gets used for fueling muscles rather than storing as fat!

2. Packed with antioxidants – which help clear out old pieces of cells and allow the body to function better. Some experts say these old cell fragments are responsible for the negative affects of aging, organ damage and cancer.

3. They have anthocyanins which are responsible for their deep blue color. These helps protect the nervous system, Fight cancer, preserve eye sight, ward off depression and reduce inflammation/physiological stress!

4. The antioxidants are preserved by freezing. Unlike some foods which deteriorate with storage, blueberries maintain their healthy punch!

author: Well Fit Life

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Stephanie Bennis

I’ve always loved blueberries and am aware of many of the health benefits they have, but I didn’t know about anthocyanins–very interesting! I also love that they can preserved in the freezer. It’s great to be able to buy fresh fruit in season and not worry about wasting it.

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