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Eating Blueberries Can Help Fight Belly Fat And Diabetes

This is probably due to the high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. Essentially this can lead to less abdominal fat, lower triglycerides, lower cholesterol, and improved fasting glucose and insulin sensitivity, all good signs for fighting diabetes.


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Food Allergy May Be Allergy To Pesticide

A young girl ate a piece of blueberry pie and had an allergic reaction which led her to have difficulty breathing – but the blueberries weren’t exactly the cause.


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5 Fall Fruits & Veggies To Plant As Summer Winds Down

Get your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.


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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.


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Winter Won’t Win

Even though most gardens in our region show little promise under the near-constant cover of snow, don’t worry. Winter won’t win.


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Native Blueberry Plants Are More Than Just Tasty

Blueberries are one of the best of what I call our ‘Patriotic Plants’ – with white flowers in spring, blue berries in summer and bright red foliage in the fall!


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Banner Season So Far For New Jersey Blueberry Growers

New Jersey blueberry growers are enjoying a sizeable harvest as they head into peak season.



Study: Some Fruits Reduce Heart Attack Risk In Women

A study of 93,000 women found that those who ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries per week were 32% less likely to have a heart attack.


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Off Season Gardening

I planted blueberries. Last week. Does this sound like a good idea?


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Enjoying The Fruits Of Your Labor

Few things are more fun in gardening than gathering fresh fruit from your own plants – going out on a summer morning to pick ripe raspberries for your cereal or blueberries to make muffins.


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Patriotic Fruits For The Fourth

One of the sweetest ways to celebrate the Fourth of July is with some of our most patriotic fruits: native blueberries and raspberries.



An Unusually Early Start To Blueberry Season In New Jersey

The warmer-than-usual spring weather has brought New Jersey blueberries to the table nearly two weeks earlier than normal. You can already find the berries on sale.


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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.


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The All-American Blueberry Bush

Blueberries bushes aren’t only great native plants, they display all-American colors too – white spring flowers, blue summer berries and red fall foliage.


An Inexpensive Food Rich in Antioxidants

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough We know that antioxidants help fight heart disease and certain forms of cancer but many foods that contain antioxidants are quite expensive—like blueberries and strawberries. Louisiana researchers recommend […]