Wild Blueberries Fairbanks AK

Local resource for wild blueberries in Fairbanks, AK. 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.

Tanana Valley Farmers Market
(907) 456-3276
College Road and Caribou Way
Fairbanks, AK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
North Star

Rosie Creek Farm
(907) 479-3642
Fairbanks, AK
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Sunshine Health Foods
(907) 456-5433?
410 Trainor Gate Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Central Kenai Peninsula Farmers Market
(907) 262-5463
Intersection Of E. Corral Avenue &Amp; Soldotna
Soldotna, AK
Hours
06 /12 /2010-09/ 11 /2010 Saturday, 10 Am - 2 Pm.
Items
Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Plants, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Highway's End Farmers' Market
Corner Of Alaska Highway And Richardson Higheay
Delta Junction, AK
Hours
05/22/2010-08/28/2010
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Tanana Valley Farmers Market
(907) 456-3276
College Road And Caribou Way
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
May-September Wednesday, 11:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Wild Rose Farm
(907) 479-6363
Fairbanks, AK
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Highway's End Farmers Market
(907) 895-4752
At "The Triangle" at the end of the Alaska Highway across from the Visitor'
Delta Junction, AK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Wednesday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
County
Southeast Fairbanks

Trapper Creek Farmers Market
(907) 733-2790
Post Office Parking Lot
Trapper Creek, AK
Hours
June-September Saturday, 11:00Am -5:00Pm &Amp; Wednesday When Produce Starts
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Soldotna Wednesday Market
(907) 252-7264
Soldotna Creek Park, behind Don Jose’s
Soldotna, AK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 4 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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