A new study by researchers in Toronto, Canada, finds that a dietary supplement regimen of the powerful antioxidants blueberry juice and blueberry extract can help ward off the "baby blues".

The temporary mood swings and sadness experienced by many new mums can sometimes lead to more serious postpartum depression.  find out more here

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New research published in the European Journal of Nutrition found that daily consumption of the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries, given as 24 g of freeze dried powder, showed positive changes in cognitive function over a placebo. Find out more here
A new study by researchers in Toronto, Canada, finds that a dietary supplement regimen of the powerful antioxidants blueberry juice and blueberry extract can help ward off the "baby blues". The temporary mood swings and sadness experienced by many new mums can sometimes lead to more serious...
Blueberries appear to be an effective way to improve antioxidant status and protect against oxidative injury. Blueberries improve insulin sensitivity in obese, insulin-resistant men and women More research to document the effects of Blueberries on oxidative stress, inflammation, and endothelial...
A "super fruit" famed for its health-giving properties may protect ageing brains and help prevent Alzheimer's, new research suggests. Blueberries, given in the form of a powder, were found to improve the thinking performance of 47 adults aged 68 and older who already had mild cognitive impairment,...
Blueberries have special flavonoids that can help you lose weight, say Harvard researchers. The flavonoid subclass 'anthocyanins', largely found in blueberries and strawberries, was linked with the greatest weight loss. An extra daily intake of 10 milligrams of anthocyanins was linked with a...
How to live to a ripe old age: Regularly eating strawberries and blueberries can stave off mental decline by more than two years Click on the following link to see an article on the Daily Mail website, Blueberries and Strawberries help to delay mental decline
New Zealand's Cultivated Blueberry industry was initially developed from varieties sourced from the USA. Blueberries are relatively new in New Zealand compared to there. Much of the research is undertaken in the US because of the relative size of the industries. However we grow many of the same...
The consumption of Blueberries, before, during, and after physical training has been found to improve the rate of recovery of muscle performance.
US Research has found that feeding blueberries to rats has slowed age related loss in their mental capacity.
Blueberries are widely regarded as a Superfood due to their extremely high levels of Anitoxidants. Recent research has identified a range of health benefits that can be attributed to these little power packed berries.
Children should eat blueberries before taking exams to benefit from a short-term boost to brain function, new research shows. A study revealed that primary school-age children performed tasks with 10 per cent greater speed and accuracy after taking wild blueberry drinks. The fruit, which contains...
New research reveals blueberries potentially "significant" positive effects on the brain of primary school children New research published in the European Journal of Nutrition found that eating blueberries could give children a significant memory boost. The randomised control trial recruited 54...