Louisiana Harvest of the Month - Blueberries

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

Fun Facts About Blueberries!

  • The pale, powderlike protective coating on blueberry skin is called bloom.
  • Blueberry plants thrive in acidic soil.
  • The blueberry color comes from anthocyanin, a compound that helps reduce the risk of heart disease.

Blueberries Are Nutritious and Good for You!

  • Good source of vitamin C.
  • Good source of vitamin K.
  • One-half cup is 43 calories.

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