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Blueberries Antioxidants

Blueberry Antioxidants levels are a tremendous health benefit. The antioxidant health benefits of blueberries are being researched extensively, and antioxidant blueberries appear to be at least partially responsible for lowering the risk of cancer and heart disease. Antioxidants do this by protecting the body's blood vessel walls, making them more resistant to damage caused by oxidation.

Blueberries are packed with antioxidant phytonutrients called anthocyanidins.berries_twig These compounds can neutralize free radical damage to cells and tissues that can lead to cataracts, glaucoma, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, peptic ulcers, heart disease and cancer. Anthocyanins, the blue-red pigments found in blueberries, improve the integrity of support structures in the veins and entire vascular system. Anthocyanins have been shown to enhance the effects of vitamin C, improve capillary integrity, and stabilize the collagen matrix (the ground substance of all body tissues). They work their protective magic by preventing free-radical damage, inhibiting enzymes from cleaving the collagen matrix, and directly cross-linking with collagen fibers to form a more stable collagen matrix.

Blueberries Tops in Antioxidant Nutrition

Recently, researchers at Tufts University analyzed 60 fruits and vegetables for their antioxidant capability. Blueberries came out on top, rating highest in their capacity to destroy free radicals.  In addition, blueberries are rich in vitamin C and are naturally low in fat, cholesterol and sodium. Blueberries contain iron, potassium and other important minerals, and are a good source of dietary fiber. The health benefits of blueberries are being actively researched, with amazing results. Blueberries are packed with nutrients and flavor, yet very low in calories.

Tested Results: Sunset Valley Organics are Super Blueberries

Test results of Sunset Valley Organic Blueberries vs other sources of blueberries in an independent lab speak for themselves. Sunset Valley Organic's Blueberries have higher than usual levels of Vitamin A, Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium. Sunset Valley Organic's blueberries are vitamin and mineral rich, also known as "nutrient dense" or superfoods.

We grow our organic blueberries differently to make them a Healthy Living choice. Take a look at our videos or read our story about how we grow things differently here.

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"I bought some of your frozen blueberries and they are delicious, the best I have ever had. (Love them on my cereal in the morning.) " - Sandra

"3rd order! great berries thanks!",
- John Z. - CT

"We have tried organic dried blueberries from other sources, but none comes close to yours in flavor, texture, and sweetness." ,
- Colin B. MD

"Thank You - Delicious" ,
Mark & Vickie CA