Recent studies are hailing blueberries as the reigning king of antioxidants,
disease fighters that also help slow down the outward and inward effects of
They have the highest overall antioxidant score of some 40 fresh
fruits, juices and vegetables tested.
Concord grape juice is next on the
list with about 2/3 the antioxidant activity of blueberries,
strawberries, kale and spinach.
One half cup of blueberries packs the
antioxidant punch of about 1,000 mg vitamin C,
a vitamin well known for its
Choose blueberries that are firm.
Store them in
the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. Wash and drain them before using.
them fresh, and combined with other fruit and in recipes.