Blueberries do not last long when left at room temperature because the presence of water will hasten its decay. Store blueberries in airtight containers and place inside the refrigerator. Throw away rotten berries to prevent the spread of the decay.
Nutritional Information and Facts
Blueberries are an excellent source of:
- anthocyanidins - an anti-oxidant that is anti-inflammatory
- Vitamin B2
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Soluble and insoluble fiber such as Pectin
Blueberries have high quality phytonutrients and anthocyadins which help against or improve these illnesses or conditions:
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Bladder Infection
- Nasal Congestion
Blueberries help improve vision and also provide protection against age-related macular degeneration.
Word of Advice:
Individuals with a history of calcium oxalate should limit their intake of blueberries because these contain a moderate level of oxalates.
|Canned Blackberries in Syrup (drained)