5 health benefits of blueberries

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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