Wild Blueberries Casa Grande AZ

Local resource for wild blueberries in Casa Grande, AZ. 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.

Case Grande Farmers Market
(520) 723-7276
110 West Florence Blvd.; Casa Grande Sally Historic Society
Casa Grande, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
September-May Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m
County
Pinal

Gila River Farmers Market
/ (520) 562-9244
Corner of Pima St. & Sacaton Rd.
Sacaton, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September
County
Pinal

Community Food Bank Farmers' Market
3003 S. Country Club Drive
Tucson, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Pima

Sedona Community Farmers' Market
235 Air Terminal Dr Sedona Airport By The Overlook
Sedona, AZ
 
The Garden
(520) 847-2529
SE Conrner of Central & Bus Loop I-10
Bowie, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
February-November 1st and 3rd Saturday, 8:00 a.m-12:00 noon
County
Cochise

Case Grande Farmers Market
(520) 723-7276
The Christian Church Of Casa Grande (Parking Lot)
Casa Grande, AZ
Hours
Tuesday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Farm at South Mountain
6106 S. 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
November-May Saturday, 8:00 a.m.. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Maricopa

Camp Verde Farmers Market
(928) 567-0535 / (928) 567-1540
Historic Main St. & Hollaman
Camp Verde, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Yavapai

Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market
(520) 591-2276
12500 E. Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ
Hours
Saturday, 8:00 Am - 1:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: Yes

Mercado Del Largo Market
8320 North Hayden Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
November-May
County
Maricopa

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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