blueberry kick

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Blueberries might be small but they are really a big deal.  #thatswhytheyareoftensopricey  The reason they are a big deal?  Well, the first thing is that they are packed with antioxidants— which has become a buzz word lately but really means that they fight against free radicals that float around in the atmosphere. Think particles of pollution that often cannot be seen but cause damage on a cellular level. Blueberries are known to boost brain function which can result in better memory, as well as help skin rejuvenate and become dewy.  As far as weight control goes blueberries are preferred for its anti-inflammatory properties which don’t encourage mucus and inflammation in the body.  It’s also low on the Glycemic Index which makes it a favorite for a taute waist line.  Vitamins K and C, magnesium and fiber are just some of this fruit’s stellar features.  See your doctor for medical details and if you want more information check this out.  Because of their sweetness blueberries make a great addition to morning oatmeal topped with a whisper of brown sugar.  They always help to put a great protein shake together after a serious workout like SoulCycle or hitting the squat rack at the gym.  Additionally, they are a great snack for either mid morning or mid afternoon.  Toss a handful on top of some greek yogurt and you’re golden!  This is not the last you’ll be hearing about them here.  Promise.

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