Wild Blueberries Chandler AZ

Local resource for wild blueberries in Chandler, 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.

Chandler Farmers Market
(480) 782-3045
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park; So. Of SW corner Chandler Blve & Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
County
Maricopa

Gilber Farmers Market
Farmhouse Village Gazebo; 397 S. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mesa Community Farmers Market
263 N. Center Street
Mesa, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
County
Maricopa

Market on Main
Main & McDonald Streets
Mesa, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
October 22-May Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Maricopa

Friday Thunderbird Market
East Thunderbird Square Center; Thunderbird & Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
October-May
County
Maricopa

Chandler Farmers Market
(480) 855-3539
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park
Chandler, AZ
Hours
Thursday, 3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Ahwatukee Farmers' Market
4700 E. Warner Rd.
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Sunday, 9 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: Yes

Mesa Community Farmers' Market
263 No. Center St.
Mesa, AZ
Hours
Friday, 9:00 Am - 1:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fish And Seafood, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Vegetables
Other
Organic: No
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: Yes

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

The Market at DC Ranch
Southeast corner of Pima & Thompson Peak roads
Scottsdale, AZ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Fall-February 11 Saturday, 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Except Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve
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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