Blueberries
US
Peru

  • $47


Sold in puns of 125g / 4.4 oz

These smooth-skinned berries are juicy, mostly sweet and a little tart. Nutritious and delicious, sprinkle some in your breakfast cereal or yoghurt, also great with your favorite ice cream.

Seasonality

Best from April to August

Pairings
Blueberries are best paired with:

  • Breakfast cereals/granola
  • Dairy products
  • Desserts
Health Benefits

  • Antioxidant Champion: Blueberries are rich in anthocyanin antioxidants, which protect your body against free radicals (which can cause aging and cancer, as well as damage DNA)
  • Protects Against Heart Disease: Lowers LDL cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol") oxidation, which reduces risk of heart disease
  • Lowers Blood Pressure: According to studies here and here, regular intake of blueberries helps lower blood pressure
  • Improves Brain Function: Antioxidants in blueberries benefit the brain, by delaying the onset of age-related decline (by up to 2 and a half years!) and further improves brain function
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.