Here’s Why Blueberries Are Great for You

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It’s that time of the year when you can enjoy blueberries and other berries as much as you want. They’re in season, which means they’re cheap and delicious, not to mention great for your health! Here are 3 reasons why eating blueberries is great for you.

Improved Memory

Thanks to anthocyanin, a type of flavonoid antioxidant, blueberries can improve brain functions like memory, as shown by studies like this one. It proved that the elderly people who drank blueberry juice for 12 weeks performed better in memory tests than they did before drinking the juice.

Better Mood

There’s been a study in 2017 that showed the link between eating blueberries and improved mood two hours later. We’re also sure that the act of eating this delicious fruit only increases the feeling of happiness!

Heart Health

A big study with over 90,000 participants showed that there’s a link between eating blueberries and lowering the risk of a heart attack. Keep your heart healthy by consuming them whenever you get a chance.