Wild Blueberries Espanola NM

Local resource for wild blueberries in Espanola, NM. 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.

Espanola Farmers Market
(505) 685-4842
1027 North Railroad Ave.; Parking lot
Espanola, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Monday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
County
Rio Arriba

Rio Arriba Farms
(505) 990-5607
Abiquiu, NM
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Albuquerque Downtown Market
(505) 243-2230
8th & Central at Robinson Park
Albuquerque, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
County
Bernalillo

Acoma Farmers Market
(505) 235-6349
Near Casino
Acoma, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Cibola

Cedar Crest Farmers and Arts Market
(505) 514-6981
12127 North Hwy. 14, Cedar Crest Center; Cedar Crest Center
Cedar Crest, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
County
Bernalillo

Los Alamos Farmers Market
(505) 581-4651
Mesa Public Library, Central & 20th
Los Alamos, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Los Alamos

Beneficial Farms CSA
(505) 470-1969
Santa Fe, NM
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Socorro Farmers Market
(505) 835-8927
Socorro Plaza
Socorro, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Socorro

Roswell Farmers and Gardners Market
(505) 622-4155
Court House lawn between 4th & 5th on South Main
Roswell, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
County
Chaves

Dixon Farmers Market
(505) 579-4574
Town Center in front of library
Dixon, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.-7:00 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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