Current trends are leaning heavily towards healthy and environmentally friendly foods. As a result more people are choosing to grow their own fruit and vegetables organically. Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat and are also easy to grow organically.
Blueberries are native North American fruit. These little blue dynamos are wonder workers when it comes to your overall health. They are full of phytochemicals and flavonoids from Mother Nature. Blueberries are low in calories full of flavor and nutrients. They are anti-cancerous, can aid in night vision, delay aging, help in preventing plaque in the brain, help in cardiovascular protection. Blueberries are in the same family as azaleas, rhododendrons, cranberries and bilberries. Both of these berries are also native North American fruit.
North America’s earliest inhabitants treasured blueberries, which they gathered and used both fresh, dried and as an ingredient of other dishes. Valued as a flavoring and revered for their therapeutic benefits, they sustained and nourished health. They were one of the staples in the North American Indian’s diet.