Wild Blueberries Cape Girardeau MO

Local resource for wild blueberries in Cape Girardeau, 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.

Cape Alternative Farmers Market
(573) 334-0287
Capaha Park Shelter #1
Cape Girardeau, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April 29-October Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 12 Noon

Laughing Stalk Farmstead
(573) 576-0730
Cape Girardeau, MO
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Mountain Grove Farmers Market
(417) 926-4226
On the square
Mountain Grove, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday & Thursday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Noon

Lafayette County Farmers Market
(660) 584-7810
20th & Shelby Streets; Main St pavilion
Higginsville, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

St. Louis Community Farmers Market
St. John's Church, 3664 Arsenal
St. Louis, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
November-April 2nd Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Mountain View Farmers Market
417-764-3724 or 417-469-3290
West Park, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Saturday, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Noon

Foristell Farmers Market at Valley Farms
1125 Dietrich Road, Foristell
Foristell, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No

Southside Farmers Market
(660) 385-5781
Macon, MO
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.- 12:00 p.m.

Mexico Area Farmers Market
(800) 581-2765
Hardin Park
Mexico, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid-July-October Wednesday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Bannister Federal Complex Farmers Market
92nd & Troost
Kansas City, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 9-September 29 Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 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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