Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Janet writes: Tim doesn’t care for summer due to the heat. We usually spend June, July and August with the house shut up and the air conditioner humming away. I have to go outside to thaw out periodically. But one reason we like summer is that fruit is in season again, especially blueberries!
We live in Wisconsin, so blueberries are usually expensive. Starting in June, however, the price comes down and supply becomes more abundant, so we buy them every grocery shopping trip. We put them on cereal or oatmeal, or just eat them plain. They are delicious!

If you are health conscious, you will also know that blueberries are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, especially for brain health. These berries are nature’s little memory pill. Blueberries have the highest antioxidant levels of any fresh fruit and the vitamins and minerals they come packed with all assist in promoting healing of damaged brain cells. There are many articles about the health benefits of blueberries online. Here’s one that gives you a list:

So have a happy summer and eat a whole lot of blueberries!

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