Blueberries are recognized as a ‘superfruit’ for their numerous health benefits. Studies have shown that eating blueberries can have positive effects on memory, vision, the aging process, the heart, brain and digestive tract, and may help to prevent certain forms of cancer.
Please watch the video below to see how fresh Ontario blueberries are grown by local farmers in your community!
Blueberries make a delicious low calorie treat!
125ml (1/2 cup) of blueberries contains only 43 calories and is a good source of vitamin C and fibre. They are also low in fat, sodium and are completely cholesterol free.
Per 1 Cup Serving (140 grams) (Test results obtained from two different samples, sent to two different labs)
Calories: 83.68 / .83
Fat: g 0.16 / 0.13
Sodium: mg 0.49 / 0.44
Total Carbohydrates: g 19.36 / 18.91
Dietary fiber: g 4.9 / 4
Sugars: g 9.24 / 14.9
Protein: g 1.15 / 1.57
Vitamin A: I.U. 64.4 / n.d.
Vitamin C: mg 10.33 / 10.96
Calcium: mg 12.05 / 12.3
Iron: mg 0.34 / 0.26
Potassium: mg 80.04 / 79