Study: Blueberries Decrease Cardiovascular Risk Factors

For those who have a family history of heart disease or who struggle with weight issues, you may be interested to know that eating blueberries themselves can have potentially beneficial effects on your cardiovascular health. Previous research studies suggest that consuming blueberries may exert protective effects on your brain and cognitive functioning.  Polyphenolic compounds which…

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Blueberries Improve Insulin Resistance?

Over the past several months, I’ve often referred to The Metabolic Syndrome. Essentially, there’s a connection between being overweight and insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. When medical conditions such as high blood sugar (diabetes), high cholesterol and triglycerides, obesity, and high blood pressure converge, it puts individuals at a greater risk for vascular related…

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Does Berry Fruit Consumption Improve Brain Function?

For those who’re concerned about age-related cognitive decline, consuming blueberries and strawberries just might be a way to help prevent it. We’ve all had our moments lately–“where did I put my car keys? or What was the name of that movie I saw last year, you know… the one with Jason Statham.”  Though we often…

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