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Eat a Blueberry a Day to Keep Diseases Away

Updated on January 19, 2011

The Power of Blueberries

Blueberry Bush


A blueberry is a raw deep purple fruit that grows on a bush. It is full of antioxidants and prevents many diseases from occurring. It is one of the popular fruits that is consumed because of it's sweet delicious taste.

Have you ever in your life wondered what a blueberry can do for you? Have you ever wondered what benefits it can bring to your body? A simple berry, yet it has so much inside of it to help your body fight off diseases. What a powerful type of fruit.

It's one of the top health foods that is recommened to eat, to help your body fight off unwanted microbes.

How to eat them:

You eat these purple berries raw; this keeps their vitamin C levels within the berry. You can eat these tiny berries in anything. Put them in oatmeal, yogurt, ice cream, add them to a fruit salad, make a smoothie out of them, put them in muffins, cakes, and pies.

Buy a blueberry bush and plant it in your garden. They will come back every year and grow in many numbers.


Pterostilbene: Helps to lower cholesterol and it can prevent cancers and diabetes

Anthocyanins: Helps prevent memory loss and heart disease

50 Grams: Here is what it gives your body:

29 calories

39 mg Potassium

34 mcg Folate

1.2 g Fiber (Helps with UTI's)

7.2 g Carbs

0.4 g Protein

5 mg Vit C (Helps with UTI's)

2.4 mg Vit E

40 mcg Lutein ( Keeps eyes healthy)

All in all, blueberries help prevent heart disease, diabetes, urinary tract infections, cancers, lowers cholesterol, and helps keep eyes healthy.

Eat a handful of blueberries to keep your diseases away!


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    • viktoriiya profile image

      viktoriiya 7 years ago from Minnesota

      I'm glad I sold it to someone:)

    • LuisEGonzalez profile image

      Luis E Gonzalez 7 years ago from Miami, Florida

      I'm sold. I have started buying them. Although I knew about this I did not know enough about their beneficial properties.