Why Wild Blueberries
Not all blueberries are equal
Wild blueberries are called the superfruit and here are a few reasons why:
- Contain twice (2x) more antioxidants than cultivated blueberries.
- Their deep blue skin is full of phytonutrients including, anthocyanin and anti-anflammatories.
- Contribute to prevent against diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimers.
- Slows cognitive decline.
A British study published in September 2016 (“Effects of Acute Blueberry Flavonoids on Mood in Children and Young Adults,”) suggests that children and young adults can improve their mood with a daily consumption of a single serving of wild blueberries.
According to Bleuets NB Blueberries, many people still confuse wild blueberries and cultivated blueberries : “The wild blueberry season lasts only from August to mid September, but people should be aware that they can find wild blueberries in the frozen section of their favorite grocery store all year. Same taste, same benefits.” -John Schenkels, Chair, BNBB.