Blueberries are available fresh, frozen, canned and dried for nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose firm, plump, dry blueberries with dusty blue color.
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Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, High in vitamin K, High in manganese, Good source of fiber, Good source of vitamin C, Good source of copper
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Blueberries are fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Blueberries are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Blueberries are sodium free.
- Blueberries, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Blueberries contain no fat, saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Blueberries are a good source of fiber.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors.
Refrigerate blueberries for 10 to 14 days.
Check out our blueberry recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Foods
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