Blueberries

Being nutritious, low in calories, and extremely tasty, blueberries are one of the most popular superfoods out there.

They are one of if not the most nutrient-dense berries, containing a high amount of fiber (4 grams in 1 serving), vitamin C (24% of the RDI in 1 serving), vitamin K (36% of the RDI in 1 serving), and manganese (25% of the RDI in 1 serving), and lots of other nutrients in small amounts (1). One serving is only about 80 calories, and also contain a high amount of antioxidants, making them beneficial for protecting your body from free radicals and reducing levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol. Moreover, its high content of fiber helps improve digestion and weight loss, while increasing your feeling of fullness. Blueberries have also been shown to lower blood pressure, fight against aging, prevent heart disease, improve brain functions, and reduce risk of cancer.

Some ways to incorporate blueberries into your diet include putting them in salads, on top of pancakes, or mixing it in a smoothie or oatmeal.

References:

(1) https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-benefits-of-blueberries#TOC_TITLE_HDR_2


Visual(s) Used:

https://www.supermarketperimeter.com/articles/5735-us-highbush-blueberry-council-recognizes-industry-leaders

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