July is here and so are the blueberries. These good to your soul berries are more than just a treat: with just 80 calories per cup and virtually no fat, blueberries offer many noteworthy nutritional benefits. Blueberries are rich in Vitamin K, vitamin C which helps in absorption of iron, and improves immune system. Blueberries are also high in fiber content. Food taken with high fiber content will control the cholesterol levels and develop the health of the heart. Fiber also helps in enhancing digestion process. Blueberries are rich source of manganese. Manganese aids in bone development as well as in metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates.
I took this picture a few weeks ago at the Saratoga Farmer’s Market. I went for a couple of days to visit Jake and his family since I was already on a business trip nearby. Stay tuned for more desktops, as the pictures of the produce there are gorgeous!
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