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blueberry,

n Latin name:
Vaccinium angustifolium; part used: fruit; uses: antioxidant, diabetes, cancer prevention; precautions: none known.
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Georgia Blueberries are delicious and nutritious - full of vitamins, fiber and disease-fighting antioxidants.
Additionally, respondents found it easier to add healthy foods like blueberries (50 percent) and broccoli (51 percent) to their diets than to eliminate things like gluten (16 percent) or dessert (33 percent), suggesting deprivation is not the best method for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Canadian high-bush blueberries from British Columbia are proud to be part of the Canada Brand program providing the world with a healthy, top-quality, food-safe product," Said Debbie Etsell, BCBC Executive Director.
The work has paved the way for new research that might reveal whether blueberries could be used in the future in treatments to boost development of bone mass and to help prevent osteoporosis.
Coville began researching blueberries in 1906, when he started a series of experiments to learn fundamental facts about them, thinking they might be suitable for cultivation.
To determine the time of year thrips populations were observed within the canopy of blueberries, sticky traps and beat samples were used to determine thrips abundance in 2006 and 2007.
A further 150,000 shoppers will be offered blueberries to sample in more than 400 Tesco, Morrisons and Asda stores.
The demand for blueberries is unprecedented, and the response to that is to put more acres in," Oregon Blueberry Commission administrator Brian Ostlund said Friday.
You can't beat the taste or the vibrant color of wild blueberries.
FYI: Research is showing that blueberries contain a number of compounds that have medicinally beneficial properties.
For other inspirations, create stars, stripes, flag or other patterns atop cupcakes, cakes, pies, cookies or dessert cookie-dough pizzas with buttercream or store-bought frostings, whipped cream or topping and cherries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries -- or colorfully tinted icings.
Cranberries or prevent urinary tract infection, blueberries to protect against Alzheimer's, strawberries to lower your blood pressure, black raspberries to ward off cancer.