e-Wise Woman: Health tips for women on the go | Issue 1 | Fall 2010

The Power of Blue Food


In addition to vitamins A, C, E and K and fiber, manganese, and iron, Zonya explains that blueberries have a unique assortment of beneficial phytochemicals, which offer antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. “The phytochemicals include various anthocyanins, (giving the blue color) chlorgenic acid, and resveratrol. Researchers at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Center recently placed blueberries at the top of the list in antioxidant activity compared with 40 other common fruits and vegetables. How could anyone even think of having cereal, oatmeal, yogurt or pancakes without them again?!” exclaims Zonya.
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Blueberry Buckle


This recipe, amazingly, contains no fat. It’s super easy to make and delicious. Don’t feel guilty eating it for breakfast either. It’s just as nutritious as toast with jam and fruit!

Blueberry Buckle
Recipe

Blueberry Buckle
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