Brilliant blueberries? Here’s what the science says
In this episode of the Food Matters Live podcast, we explore the nutritional powerhouses that are blueberries.
Aside from being delicious, it is claimed blueberries pack an incredible punch when it comes to promoting our well-being.
They are bursting with antioxidants, vitamins, and fibre, and the potential health benefits of these small but mighty berries have been jumped on by food producers and news editors hungry for a juicy headline for some time.
As well as claims about supporting our overall health, it is suggested they might also play a role in the prevention of disease and illness.
But, what does the science say?
Dr Jose Lara Gallegos, Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Northumbria University