They are delicious but they are also good for health

We tell a little about why you should eat berries.

According to the International Blueberry Organization, the market is a scenario that is growing by leaps and bounds worldwide Whether in Latin America, Europe, Asia, berries are coveted for their multiple health benefits.

“Since the 1990s, research on the health benefits of blueberries has grown exponentially,” Aol said, citing guest editor PhD. Donald K.

Protect de heart. Research published in Clinical Nutrition concluded that the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries could reduce the acute cardiometabolic load of energy-dense meals It is important because the elevation of glucose after meals and the alteration of glucose tolerance are associated with an increased risk of heart disease, which is already elevated in people with metabolic syndrome.  

Healthy aging. In a study by the Society of Gerontology, it was found that consuming 200 grams of blueberries a day can improve the function of blood vessels and decrease systolic blood pressure.

Memory. Helps improve memory, several clinical studies show the benefits of blueberry consumption and its specific memory effects in children and older adults with mild cognitive impairment, a diet rich in berries reverses loss of balance and coordination as well as improves short-term memory.

Urinary ducts. Rutgers University New Jersey, indicate that blueberries prevent bladder infections, as they prevent bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract.

In addition to all these benefits and as if that were not enough, berries are rich in vitamin C, vitamin B, folic acid, fiber. 

Some healthy eating Inspiration !

Blueberry Muffins.


Servings  12  Serving Size  1 muffin

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon stevia sweetener


  • 2 stevia sweetener packets
  • 1/2 cup corn oil


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh, or, frozen)


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt.

3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together the stevia sweetener, oil, vanilla, egg, and yogurt. Add the dry ingredients. Stir together until the mixture is just moistened but no flour is visible. Gently fold in the blueberries, reserving 24 to 36 blueberries to garnish the tops.

4. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups. Using the reserved blueberries, sprinkle 2 or 3 berries on top of each muffin.

5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6. Transfer the pan to a cooling rack. Let cool completely.


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Blueberry Muffins | American Heart Association Recipes



1 cup low-fat or fat-free milk
1 medium banana, sliced
1 cup frozen fruit, such as blueberries
2 tablespoon peanut butter or sunflower seed butter
1 handful loose spinach leaves


1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Gently rub produce under cool running water.

3. Add ingredients to blender.

4. Blend until smooth and serve.

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