Blueberries and Your Health: USDA Scientists Study Nutrition Secrets of Popular Fruit


Blueberries pack a lot of nutritional punch: they’re low in calories and rich in vitamin C.

Studies by USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS) scientists are expanding our science-based knowledge of this plump little fruit. The research, conducted primarily with labratory animals or cell cultures, may provide a useful foundation for follow-up studies with humans. Such clinical trials are essential in order to determine if responses to blueberry compounds observed in lab animals or cells also occur in people.

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