Wild Blueberries Dedham MA

Local resource for wild blueberries in Dedham, MA. 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.

Dedham Farmers Market
(781) 686-9027
Permit Parking Lot, Downtown, Corner of Providence Highway and Eastern Aven
Norfolk, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 17-October 28 Wednesday, Noon - 6:00 pm
County
Norfolk

Jamaica Plain/Community Servings (Proposed) Farmers Market
(617) 522-7777
Community Servings, 18 Marbury Terrace
Jamaica Plain, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 12-October Sunday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
County
Suffolk

Canton Farmers Market
(781) 830-8475
Massachusetts Hospital School, 3 Randoph St
Canton, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 18-Mid October Thursday, 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
County
Norfolk

Roxbury/Frederick Douglas Square (Proposed) Farmers Market
(978) 318-1049
Corner of Tremont and Hammond Streets
Roxbury, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 30-October Saturday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
County
Suffolk

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market
230 Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA
 
Roslindale Farmers Market
(617) 327-4065
Adams Park, Intersection of Washington Street and Cummins Highway; 20 Belgr
Roslindale, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
June-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Suffolk

Milton Farmers Market
(617) 696-5252
Town Park on Wharf Street in Milton Village
Milton, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 18-Mid October Thursday, 1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Norfolk

Dorchester Fields Corner Farmers Market
(617) 825-3486
Park Street, Shopping Center Parking Lot
Dorchester, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 12-End of October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Suffolk

Dorchester/Codman Square Farmers Market
(617) 822-8278
Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 25-October 19 Thursday, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
County
Suffolk

Dorchester/Bowdoin Square Farmers Market
(617) 442-1322
Bowdoin Street Health Center, Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
July-October Thursday, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
County
Suffolk

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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