Blueberries: Health Benefits & Recipes

Blueberries Health BenefitsThis month is National Blueberry Month!  I absolutely love blueberries in oatmeal and smoothies.  Fresh or frozen, any way will do. Yum!

Blueberries are really good for you.  So many health benefits. Blueberry month is celebrated in July because they are at their peak harvest.  You might have seen a lot of them at your local farmer’s market along with yummy blackberries.  Another favorite of mine.

Blueberries: Health Benefits

  • Helps prevent cancer
  • Good for vision
  • Amazing for memory
  • Reduces belly fat
  • Helps with weight control
  • Rich in antioxidants

Here’s a video (from 2009) that talks about the blueberry benefits.  Pretty good stuff!

Here are some yummy recipes I came across on Pinterest:

10 Healthy Blueberry Recipes

Healthy Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Do you like blueberries?  What is your favorite way to use them?



  1. Great info on blueberries – thank you indeed. I love eating them raw and alone! The video is very good – with Dr. Jennifer Walden who tells us about the blue anti-oxidants and the experimental results from rats. it’s unusual to get such credible and specific evidence in this field/ Thanks very much.
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