Blueberries are a nutrient powerhouse packed with antioxidants that have been shown to fight free radicals in the body that cause chronic disease.
The blue pigment in blueberries known as anthocyanins which are responsible for much of the antioxidant power in the fruit.
Blueberries contain a good amount of soluble fiber which may assist with lowering cholesterol levels.
Choose berries that are plump and firm with a deep blue pigment. A gray dusting on the surface is perfectly fine!
Rinse blueberries with water in a colander right before consumption to keep them fresh. Once drained, spread blueberries on a flat surface and gently pat dry with a paper towel. Toss in fruit bowl or salad and enjoy.