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10 Health Benefits of Blueberries

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10 Health Benefits of:

Blueberries


Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries from the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Species in the section Cyanococcus are the most common fruits sold as “blueberries” and are native to North America. (Wikipedia)


  • SUPERFRUIT!
  • Aids Digestion and UT Health
  • Slows Breakdown of Bones
  • Lowers Heart Disease Risk
  • Full of Antioxidants
  • Reduces Belly Fat
  • Full of Vitamins
  • Improves Vision
  • Prevents Cancer
  • Enhances Mood

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Blueberry BERRY


Amount Per 100 grams


Calories 57


% Daily Value *


Total Fat 0.3 g 0 %

Saturated fat0 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat0 g


Cholesterol 0 g 0 %


Sodium 1 mg 0 %


Potassium 77 mg 2 %


Total Carbohydrate 14 g 4 %

Dietary fiber 2.4 g9 %
Sugar 10 g


Protein 0.7 g 1 %


Vitamin A1 %


Vitamin C16 %


Calcium0 %


Iron1 %


Vitamin D0 %


Vitamin B-65 %


Vitamin B-120 %


Magnesium1 %


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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