Friday, November 4, 2011

Case of The Missing Blueberries

According to a Rutgers University study if you suffer with UTI - urinary-tract infections toss a handful blueberries into your a.m. smoothie. Like cranberries these small blue berries have been identified as a "superfood" which provide extreme benefits. Blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants. The University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign study found that anthocyanins - which give them their blue hue attack cancer free radicals and even block the growth of tumor cells. 

Ideally, blueberries are available in the warmer months and continue to ripen until September. So, you're probably wondering why I've decided to post an article on blueberries for the month of November. 

Recent Trends and Developments:
A trendsetter? New evidence has shown a significant increase in this method of advertisements. Have you ever asked yourself this question when holding a packaged food item at the grocery store: "What is the nutritive quality of this product? How will it affect my health?" 

What every consumer needs to know:

Looks like a blueberry, taste like a blueberry, is it a blueberry? 

"Pictures of blueberries are prominently displayed on the front of many food packages but turn the packages around and suddenly the blueberries have disappeared."   Click Here

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