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Cranberries Have Many Health Benefits
2013-11-19 05:01:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While you’re enjoying the turkey and stuffing this Thanksgiving, you might want to grab an extra helping of cranberry sauce, according to new research highlighting the nutritional quality and health benefits of the perennial holiday favorite. The study, which appears in the journal Advances in Nutrition, concludes that the bioactive compounds contained in cranberries not only help improve urinary tract health, but could also...

Wild Blueberries Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
2013-11-06 11:14:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bowl full of wild blueberries is not only a delicious treat, it can also protect the body against a whole host of metabolic problems if eaten daily, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. The study focused on how a long-term wild blueberry diet may help improve or prevent issues related to a condition dubbed metabolic syndrome. "The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of risk factors...

Blueberries Lose Some ‘Superfood’ Properties When Baked
2013-10-30 19:04:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Blueberries may not be so super after all when faced with the gooey-powers that reside in an oven. Researchers set out to study how cooking and baking affect blueberries’ “superfood” properties. The team wrote in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that putting this popular fruit in dishes like pie changes the excellent health benefits that blueberries offer. Blueberries are known as a “superfood” because...

2013-10-01 23:20:20

Researchers have discovered the first evidence that Wild Blueberries may help decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Researchers at the University of Reading (UK), the University of Dusseldorf (Germany) and the University of Northumbria (UK) have used state-of-the-art techniques to discover that Wild...

2013-09-16 23:04:44

According to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America, researchers have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the ability for the body to burn fat longer after exercise, and improved absorption of inflammation-reducing antioxidant compounds called polyphenols. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Researchers in North Carolina have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the...

2013-08-15 23:02:44

North America’s native berry, a beautiful sight and much more than meets the eye. Wareham, MA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 In partnership with U.S. Cranberries, The Art of Living, a lifestyle show that airs nationally with host Marilu Henner, chronicles a 5th generation family of cranberry growers, delves into the history of the cranberry, and discovers the berry’s many health attributes. The program is set at the Allen family farm's cranberry bogs in Massachusetts that date back to...

2013-08-07 23:19:39

U.S. Cranberries' new Times Square ad is part of a larger campaign aimed at increasing year-round cranberry consumption. Wareham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 U.S. Cranberries are headed to the Big Apple’s Times Square Plaza this summer to highlight the bold, versatile and healthy characteristics of a North American native and favorite fruit – the cranberry. From August 7th through October 7th, 1.5 million visitors who pass through Times Square daily can catch a glimpse...

2013-07-30 23:20:39

Evergreen Brick Works celebrates wild blueberry month with activities for all ages throughout August. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 With the sunny days of late summer come the season of a truly Canadian staple—the wild blueberry. To celebrate, Evergreen Brick Works is hosting a Wild Blueberry Month throughout August, rounding off with the 4th annual Wild Blueberry Festival on August 25. Sponsored by GE Café, the wild blueberry festivities throughout the month will have...

2013-07-30 23:19:45

Market Opportunities for North America's Native Berry and Other Food Products Wareham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 U.S. Cranberries announced today the culmination of an eight-day 1st American Great Food Festival, a promotional event it co-sponsored at Joy City in Shanghai, China, July from 21st through July 28th.     In collaboration with the USDA Agricultural Trade Office in Shanghai and Womai.com, a B2C e-commerce website with 550,000 "Weibo"...

2013-07-20 23:00:05

Eating blueberries and strawberries three times a week or more is linked to lower risk for heart disease. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 A spoonful of sugar isn't needed to help this medicine go down: eating more blueberries and strawberries may be a tasty way to protect the heart, reports the July 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. The berry connection was uncovered in a new study led by Dr. Eric Rimm, associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School. He...