Wild Blueberries Bessemer City NC

Local resource for wild blueberries in Bessemer City, NC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to frozen wild blueberries, antioxidants, wild blueberry nutrition, wild blueberry juice, and wild blueberry pies, as well as advice and content on picking wild blueberries.

Gastonia Farmers Market
(704) 853-0049
410 E Long Avenue
Gastonia, NC
Hours
04/03/2010-11/27/2010 Tuesday, 7 Am - 1 Pm. Thursday, 7 Am - 1 Pm. Saturday, 7 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Gaston County Farmers Market
(704) 853-0049
410 East Long Street
Gastonia, NC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-November Tuesday & Thursday
County
Gaston

Lincoln County Farmers Market at Denver
(704) 736-8461
3633 Hwy 16 North; Rock Springs School
Denver, NC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday 8:00 a.m.- sellout;
County
Lincoln

Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton
(704) 736-8461
225 West Water Street
Lincolnton, NC
Hours
04/17/2010-11/20/2010 Tuesday, 7 Am - 12 Pm. Thursday, 7 Am - 12 Pm. Saturday, 7 Am - 12 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 6 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Mount Holly Farmers Market
(704) 609-0666
130 South Main Street
Mount Holly, NC
Hours
May 8, 2010-September 4, 2010 Saturday, 8:00 Pm - Noon Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 14-18 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Gastonia Farmers Market
(704) 853-0049
400 block of Long Ave.
Gastonia, NC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tuesday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Gaston

Lowell Farmers' Market
(704) 824-3518
200 E. Second Street
Lowell, NC
Hours
May 12, 2011-October 19, 2011 Fridays, 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Lincoln County Farmers Market - Downtown Lincolnton
(704) 738-8461
250 West Water Street; Downtown
Lincolnton, NC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - sellout;
County
Lincoln

Lincoln County Farmers Market - Downtown Lincolnton
(704) 738-8461
250 West Water Street
Lincolnton, NC
Hours
April-October Tuesday, Thursday &Amp; Saturday,
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Mount Holy Farmers Market
(704) 372-8666
301 West Central Avenue
Mount Holy, NC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 13-September Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
County
Gaston

Wild Blueberries For Anti Aging

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Wild blueberries are getting a lot of attention for their anti-aging properties, as well as for the many other health benefits they provide.  blueberries

About Wild Blueberries

Wild blueberries are a deep blue colored fruit with size of a finger. The blueberries are grown in the wild hence it is quite natural and is free of the effects of fertilizers. The wild blueberries are known for their exceptional taste of sweetness and crispy. This creates a delicious flavor that can't be found in any other fruit. Wild Blueberries are used along with a wide range of recipe in the form of drinks, meals or as snacks. 

Free Radicals and Aging 

Free radicals are created within the body as a result of oxidation. Sunlight, smoking, pollution, alcohol and stress also can create free radicals in the body.

Free radicals can cause damage and death to body cells. This affects the tissues and membrane in the body. Free radicals can affect the functions of liver and heart. This process causes aging.

Anti-oxidants

Antioxidants neutralize the effect of free radicals and prevent the damage caused to body cells. 

Free radical damage may lead to cancer. Antioxidants interact with and stabilize free radicals and may prevent some of the damage free radicals otherwise might cause. Examples of antioxidants include lycopene, lutein, selenium, beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other substances.

Blueberries contain 14 mg of Vitamin C and 0.8 mg Vitamin E per 1 cup of blueberries.  In addition, blueberries contain anthocyanins and phenolics that can also act as antioxidants. 

Richest Source of Antioxidants

Wild blueberries contain antioxidants. Based on data from the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (Boston, MA), blueberries are among the fruits with the highest antioxidant activity.  Using a test called ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), researchers have shown that a serving of fresh blueberries provides more antioxidant activity than many other fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Wild blueberries for anti aging are delicious fruit and are rich source nutrition found in it. Studies suggest that more number of people are consuming wild blueberries for anti aging everyday. Wild blueberries are one of the richest sources of natural antioxidants important for health. Wild blueberries for anti aging are also very effective for urinary tract problems, heart attack and eye sight problems.  Wild blueberries for anti aging have the ability to prevent cancer also.

Human body suffers from wrinkles on skin, loss of memory, impaired vision and many other diseases, indicating that you are getting aged. Antioxidants found in wild blueberries for anti aging have the magical ability to fight free radicals and aging...

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