View Full Version : Interesting Article on Blueberries.
07-11-2007, 05:02 AM
I found this article on blueberries, thought it was a nice read on the nutritional benefits of them...
07-11-2007, 05:23 AM
I love them and eat 2 packs a day.
07-11-2007, 07:09 AM
"In laboratory animal studies, researchers have found that blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may reduce the effects of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Researchers found that diets rich in blueberries significantly improved both the learning capacity and motor skills of aging animals, making them mentally equivalent to much younger ones."
Wow! I eat a half pack a day. Good to know.
my blueberries are just about ripe! :D
07-11-2007, 07:29 AM
\"In laboratory animal studies, researchers have found that blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may reduce the effects of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer\'s disease or dementia. Researchers found that diets rich in blueberries significantly improved both the learning capacity and motor skills of aging animals, making them mentally equivalent to much younger ones.\"
Truly I didn\'t know that. It is quite interesting. I will start eating from today.
07-11-2007, 07:35 AM
They rate anti-oxidants with a score called ORAC. (Oxygen radical absorbency capacity)
Blueberries rank the highest.
This ORAC is good to know for when people who know nothing about health start telling you that ____ is the greatest anti-oxidant known to man.
07-11-2007, 09:51 AM
nonfat cochee with ripe blueberries is a staple snack for me, plus it tastes just like blueberry muffin batter.
07-11-2007, 10:58 AM
2 pints for 5 dollars. on sale at kroger this week!
blueberries on pancakes = yum
07-11-2007, 12:07 PM
I prefer them with cottage cheese mmmmmmm
07-11-2007, 12:34 PM
This is what im having later on today:
11 oz ff CC
3.5 oz blueberries
240g fresh pineapple
36g of go lean crunch
4 oz milk
07-11-2007, 02:53 PM
i feel like blueberries are often forgotten about.
i recently started eating them a lot.
08-16-2007, 10:44 PM
Blueberries are my favorites too. I have them like 1 pack every day.
It can reduce affects of Alzheimer\\\'s disease. Actually I did not know this point. Learned from one of the above posts.
08-17-2007, 04:26 AM
i love blueberries!
i really like the whfoods website too. :clap:
08-17-2007, 04:29 PM
I always put a boatload of blueberries in my shakes. =)
Always makes it turn purple. Everyone calls my shakes "the purple stuff".
08-18-2007, 10:19 AM
I also like blueberries a lot. well read that reduces affects of Alzheimer, thats great
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