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May 2019

Remember, blueberries can help your memory, among other things

BJC ACO wants you to know that eating your blueberries can help keep you in the pink. Blueberries have been hailed as a super food because they may protect against memory loss and heart disease.

A new study finds they could also help stop the development of colon cancer. The study found that a natural compound found in blueberries helped prevent pre-cancerous colon lesions in rats. While the study is preliminary, it can’t hurt to add berries to your diet.

The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agent found mostly in blueberries and blackberries are still a great addition to any meal. They will also help you reach the suggested nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

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