Blueberries are healthy for you; they are rated highest in antioxidants of the top 20 fruits & vegetables. In general blueberries are one of the richest sources of antioxidant phytonutrients of all fresh fruits & vegetables.
Blueberries are high in vitamin C, dietary fiber and manganese.
Antioxidant capacity doesn’t change during storage.
Dietary antioxidants such as the anthocyanins contained in blueberries have been studied for their positive health benefits.
USDA researchers have identified blueberries as the top defender for body cells against free radicals which cause aging and diseases in the body of the top 20 fruits and vegetables studied.
A serving size of 280g or 1 pint of blueberries has 160 calories, but no calories from fat. Total fat 0g is 0%, Saturated Fat 0g is 0%, Cholesterol 0mg is 0% , Sodium 0mg is 0%, Total Carbohydrate 19g is 6%, Dietary Fiber 5g is 20%, Sugars 9g is 20%, Protein 1g and Vitamin C is 15%.