As we've noted in the past, blueberries and strawberries are excellent additions to a healthy diet. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association from two internationally respected research groups underscore the benefits, and found that strawberries and blueberries cut the risk rate of heart attacks in women.
If you find yourself getting hungry and tired around 3:00 in the afternoon and wonder what healthy snack you can eat to feel energized, grab a handful of blueberries.
Keep your memory sharp and boost your brain-power by making berries a part of your daily! Most research on brain health has focused on the blueberry, but red, blue or purple, they're all rich in the powerful antioxidants called flavanols that are found only in berries, grapes, cocoa, and some other colorful plant foods.