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Why are blueberries good for you?

Posted by Ann Wildes at

At just 80 calories per cup, with zero fat… They are an excellent source of antioxidants, which are natural anti-aging agents that fight free radicals and help prevent certain cancers and heart conditions. They contain proanthocyanidins, known to help prevent urinary tract infections. They are an excellent source of manganese, which aides in bone development and helps metabolize protein, carbs and fat! A cup of blueberries provides 25 percent of your daily requirement of Vitamin C and is a great source of dietary fiber, which keeps cholesterol low and contributes to heart health.

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