Blueberries

Blueberries contain a high amount of anthocyanins, which are a type of flavenoid.

Healing Properties

  • Antioxidant
  • Improves Attention in children
    • Faster test performance without error

Disease & Symptom Treatment

  • ADD (Attention Deficit Disorderr)

References

  • Title: WILD BLUEBERRIES COULD BOOST PRIMARY SCHOOLCHILDREN’S MEMORY AND CONCENTRATION
    • Publication: University of Reading
    • Author(s): Press Release
    • Institution(s): University of Reading 
    • Date: 07 October 2015
    • Link: https://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR647152.aspx
    • Excerpt: “Consuming wild blueberries¹ may have a significant effect on the cognitive ability of primary schoolchildren, new University of Reading research has found.”
  • Title: Cognitive effects following acute wild blueberry supplementation in 7- to 10-year-old children
    • Publication: European Journal of Nutrition
    • Author(s): Adrian R. Whyte, Graham Schafer, Claire M. Williams
    • Institution(s): School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences University of Reading UK 
    • Date: 05 October 2015
    • Link: https://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR647152.aspx
    • Excerpt: “Anthocyanin-rich blueberry treatments have shown positive effects on cognition in both animals and human adults.  Across all measures, cognitive performance in 7- to 10-year-old children was significantly improved following ingestion of 30g of Wild Blueberries.”

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