5 health benefits of blueberries (1/5)

Canada is the place to be when these mighty little berries are in season. Read on to find out how eating blueberries can be beneficial to your health

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Fight off disease

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center looked at more than 100 common foods and found that, among fruits, wild and cultivated blueberries had the highest total antioxidant capacity. (Small red beans topped the list.) Antioxidants fight disease-inducing free radicals in our body.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Thai ‘Tom Yum’ Prawn Soup

This beautiful-looking soup is bursting with flavour. You’ll need to get some of the ingredients at an Asian grocery store. Add fish sauce for a zesty option (you can find it in most grocery stores), but skip it if you’re watching your sodium intake.

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Potato Cakes with Baked Tomatoes

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