Faithful readers will probably remember that we are big-time fans of berries, both for their delicious taste and the antioxidants they bring with them, which are associated with everything from reduced risk of cancer to improved memory retention and urinary tract health.
Which is why this piece on another potential benefit of blueberries caught our eye – it seems that blueberries just might be effective in fighting obesity as well. We blogged just a bit ago about how the polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) in some kinds of tea have been shown to be helpful in fighting weight gain. Well, it turns out that blueberries are also rich in polyphenols. And according to a researcher at Texas Women’s University, they too might play a role in reducing obesity.
Science Daily has a full rundown of the study here, for those who want the technical details. For the rest of you, here’s a friendly reminder that our new Wild Blueberry Muffin Crowns are a delicious and healthy way to kick off your morning, and that fresh or frozen blueberries on Van’s Waffles or Pancakes are also quite yummy, if we do say so ourselves.