The incredible power of blueberries

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This super-fruit is packed tons of benefits for your heart, brain and more. Below are some recent articles touting the incredible power of blueberries:

Reduce your blood pressure with the right breakfast
When your arteries become inflexible and stiff, your blood pressure can climb dangerously. But the right breakfast can help those vessels loosen up.

The dessert that cuts heart disease risk by a third
Not every natural method for cutting your heart disease risk brings sweat to the brow. Instead, researchers at Harvard have found a sweeter way to protect your cardiovascular health.

The trio of foods that lowers diabetes risk
If you want to minimize your risk of type 2 diabetes, a study has pinpointed three foods that should be on your menu every day.

To make vitamin D work better, eat this superfruit
Vitamin D offers wonderful health benefits, combatting heart disease, cancer and autoimmune problems. But there’s a superfruit you should eat to make it even more powerful.

Eat the superberry that helps memory and vision
As you age, your vision and memory often fade. But you can sharpen your focus with a tiny berry that conveys huge natural benefits.

Blueberries may reduce high blood pressure
A new study by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia has suggested that bioactive compounds in blueberries have the ability to prevent hypertension.

Study reveals cholesterol-lowering effects of blueberries
When a group of hamsters was fed byproducts of blueberry juice, researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that they had significantly lower cholesterol levels than rodents that were not given fruit skins or compounds.

Blueberries strengthen bones
Blueberries are one of the most commonly loved fruits among children, and recent research from University of Arkansas suggests that this may be a serendipitous preference since snacking on these may help them build strong bones.

Detox your brain in one easy step
Your brain can naturally clean itself of toxins and keep memory strong. But you have to feed it the right foods to fuel this mind-saving process.

The sweet treat that fights heart disease
An old song maintains that a “spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” but research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences shows that there’s a sweet treat that helps heart disease go down.

Blueberries may have cancer-fighting properties
As if one needed any more reason to get a daily serving of tart, juicy blueberries other than their flavor, researchers have found that the fruit may have properties that may prevent the development of aggressive cancer.

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