…are often referred to as a super food because they are an excellent source dietary fibers and vitamins C, K, A,E and vitamins of the B group. They also contain valuable minerals such as iron, manganese, phosphorus and potassium. I like to call them “Blue Dynamos”
…are within the Vaccinium genus which also includes cranberries and huckleberries.
…are low in calories and incredibly healthy. Eating blueberries can benefit the heart and brain.
Did you know…
- Early American colonists made grey paint by boiling blueberries in milk.
- The blue paint used to paint woodwork in Shaker houses was made from sage blossoms, indigo and blueberry skins, mixed in milk.
- There are 17 people in the U.S. listed on whitepages.com with the last name ‘Blueberry’.
- If all the blueberries grown in North America in one year were spread out in a single layer, they would cover a four-lane highway that stretched from New York City to Chicago.