Flavonoid-rich diet may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

Do you have a family history of Type 2 diabetes? Then visit the below link to read about an interesting study that looks at how increasing your intake of flavonoids (naturally found in berries as well as some other foods) can reduce your risk. For great recipe ideas to help you add berries to your.. read more →

What is the link between breakfast and a healthy heart?

Start your day right!  The following article was found on BBC’s website.  You may consider letting people who skip breakfast know why it may not be such a good idea to do so.  Remember it can be as easy as a smoothie in the morning.  For great smoothie ideas check out our smoothie recipes. Breakfast.. read more →

The Amazing Health Benefits of Rhubarb

Rhubarb is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which is important to help support a healthy immune system. It is high in dietary fiber which helps to maintain regularity within the digestive system, and is a good source of calcium. Rhubarb dates back to 2700 BC where it was grown and used in China for.. read more →

Berry Research for Oral Health

US: Berry research for oral health Researchers have once again been delving into the potential health giving qualities of fruits – berries on this occasion. They have been exposing extracts from berries to human saliva. The idea is to ascertain which of them can best withstand the exposure and, therefore, make it beyond the mouth.. read more →

Be Heart Aware

Did you know that February is Heart Awareness Month?  Did you also know that one in three women will die from heart disease? And that 80 percent of heart disease is preventable? Here are some great tips on cooking for your Heart. Article found on Eat Right Ontario.com 28 Cooking Tips for Heart Month Get ready to eat better.. read more →

Tips to Fighting the Winter Blues

Does the cold winter season have you down? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people are victims of Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD.  Studies have shown that millions of people suffer from SAD all over the world, of which 75% are women.  Women have proven to be more susceptible.  There are plenty of.. read more →

Shoppers be berry careful when buying blueberry products

HOUSTON (KTRK) — Blueberries are touted as a super health food. Manufacturers of prepared foods are looking to capitalize on it, plastering the berries all over their packaging. But Consumer Reports says just because it’s blue on the outside doesn’t necessarily mean it’s blue on the inside. read more →

Back to School Healthy Eating Tips

Back to School hip and healthy eating tips It’s school time again! The decision over healthy meals vs. convenience foods can be a struggle with busy schedules. As the school year picks up, you might find yourself questioning if you need to hit the cookbooks for some nutrition upgrades. Healthy eating should include a variety of.. read more →

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Eat Berries

Ensuring that our children get all the daily nutrients they need for a healthy start in life is a top priority for most parents.  A diet rich in berries helps to ensure optimum health for babies and children. Berries are the superfood of the century. Packed with essential nutrients, berries are by far the best.. read more →

Go big on nutrition-packed blueberries

When it comes to nutrition, “good to eat” and “good for you” are not always the same thing. But the two definitely coincide in blueberries. read more →