Blueberries (Vaccinium) are small round fruits with a thin dark blue skin, flesh of the same color, and small gritty seeds that are barely noticeable when eaten.
Health Benefits of Blueberries
Increased Immune Function
Protection Against Heart Disease
Prevention of Epileptic Seizures
Prevention of Alopecia (Spot Baldness)
Packed with antioxidants, blueberries have been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, alleviate the effects of Alzheimer's, and may help prevent urinary tract infections.
Furthermore, anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, flavonols, and tannins found in blueberries have been shown to inhibit cancer cell development. *Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly
concentrated in Blueberries, and may not necessarily be related to Blueberries.
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Serving Size 100g
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.33g
Saturated Fat 0.028g
Total Carbohydrate 14.5g
Dietary Fiber 2.4g
*Percent Daily Values
are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending
on your calorie needs.
Vitamin A 54IU
Retinol equivalents 3μg
Vitamin C 9.7mg
Vitamin D 0IU (0μg)
D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E 0.57mg
Vitamin K 19.3μg
K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone 0μg
K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg
Vitamin B12 0μg
Pantothenic acid 0.124mg
Vitamin B6 0.052mg
Folic Acid 0μg
Food Folate 6μg
Dietary Folate Equivalents 6μg
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio
Total Omega 3s
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)
Total Omega 6s
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)
22D4 Adrenic (AA)
Essential Amino Acids
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget (2000 calories)
Percent Water Composition
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g)
More information on Blueberries
How to choose Blueberries: Look for the darkest blueberries you can find. The darker the blueberry, the sweeter it is. Avoid any blueberries which have wrinkles as this is a sign they are not fresh and may soon start to get moldy.
Climate and origin: With so many varieties, blueberries can grow in cold temperate to sub-tropical climates. Blueberries are native to both Europe and North America, and it is not yet known where they originated.
Taste: Blueberries vary widely in taste depending on variety. In general, blueberries have a mild taste that is a bit sweet or a bit tart, depending on how ripe the blueberry is.
Miscellaneous information: Huckleberries were the staple food of the Scots who used them to make wine, however, widespread cultivation of the blueberry quickly and completely replaced the huckleberry in their diet.
Similar tasting produce: Blackberries, Huckleberries
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