Wild Blueberries Bolivar MO

Local resource for wild blueberries in Bolivar, MO. 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.

Langford Farms
(417) 326-3328
Bolivar, MO
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Domata Living Flour
(417) 770-4522
P.O. Box 10
Fair Play, MO
 
River Hills Farmers Market
(573) 721-6223 or (573) 384-5859
Silex City Park
Silex, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
March-November 2nd & 4th Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Marshfield Farmers Market
(417) 473-6910
Orscheln’s Plaza, 1331 Spur Drive
Marshfield, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Golden Valley Produce & Craft Market
(660) 885-8562
Corner of 8th & Ohio Streets
Clinton, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Noon

Prairie of the Rock
(417) 761-0300
Halfway, MO
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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B2B (Back to Basics) Farmers Market I
(417) 226-4540
Hwy 71 by Hometown Bank
Jane, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Tower Grove Farmers Market
East of the Pool Pavilion in Tower Grove Park
St. Louis, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Southwest Sustainable Farmers Market at Great Southern
(417) 759-2483
218 South Glenstone
Springfield, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 6-October Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Cabool Area Farmers Market
(417) 962-3002
Gateway Park; 603 Main Street
Cabool, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April 15-October Wednesday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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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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