Latest Blueberry Stories

2011-05-31 21:17:58

Laboratory hamsters that were fed rations spiked with blueberry peels and other blueberry-juice-processing leftovers had better cholesterol health than hamsters whose rations weren't enhanced with blueberries.

2011-05-05 22:06:15

Familiar blueberries and their lesser-known wild relatives are safeguarded by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and curators at America's official blueberry genebank.

2011-04-27 15:10:09

The first analysis of the healthful antioxidant content of blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America concludes that some of these fruits have even more healthful antioxidants than the blueberries — already renowned as "super fruits" — sold throughout the United States.

2011-04-25 07:35:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Blueberry Pie Day is celebrated annually on April 28th, and Driscoll's, grower of only the finest berries, is making sure pie lovers have access to everything they need to make this day memorable.

2011-04-11 15:32:31

The benefits of blueberry consumption have been demonstrated in several nutrition studies, more specifically the cardio-protective benefits derived from their high polyphenol content.

2011-04-02 00:00:27

The Pink Lemonade Blueberry bush yields a delicious variety of sweet blueberry that has a unique pink color from which it gets its name--as well as its delicious flavor.

2011-03-03 14:06:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every school day in nearly 84,000 schools, breakfast is served to more than 11 million children, and fruit is an increasingly important part of the menu.

2011-01-15 10:45:33

Eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure, according to new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University.

2010-11-10 17:22:09

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have developed new certified reference materials for measuring amounts of organic acids in dietary supplements formulated with Vaccinium berries—cranberries, blueberries and bilberries.

2010-09-29 15:07:54

Blueberries may help fight atherosclerosis, also known as hardening of the arteries, according to results of a preliminary study with laboratory mice.

Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.