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.
Spring is the peak season for many nutrient rich fruits and vegetables and offers the opportunity to add great, fresh items to your menu every day. Take advantage of early harvests with these three great spring crops!
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.