Wild Blueberries Fenton MI

Local resource for wild blueberries in Fenton, MI. 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.

Fenton Farmers Market
(810) 714-3956
River Street next to the community center
Fenton, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August- Thursday, 5:00 p.m.
County
Genesee

City of Grand Blanc Farmers Market
(810) 694-1118
On Grand Boulevard
Grand Blanc, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Genesee

Hartland Farmers Market
(810) 632-7498
9525 Highland Road, at old Hartland High School
Hartland, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
County
Livingston

Durand Union Station Farmers Market
(989) 288-3561
Corner of Hagle & Main Street
Durand, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
County
Shiawasse

Clarkston Farmers Market
(248) 821-4769
Across from Depot Park
Clarkston, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Jualy-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -12:00 Noon

Linden Marketplace
(810) 750-8793
Corner of E. Broad & Main Streets
Linden, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-September Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
County
Genesse

Flint Farmers Market
(810) 938-4246
Intersection of East Blvd. Drive & Longway Blvd.; Downtown Flint
Flint, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May- Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Genesee

Friday Nights in the Park: Beats and Eats
(248) 701-0429
Crossman Park
Ortonville, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Friday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
County
Oakland

Sunday Howell Farmers' Market
(517) 546-3920
State St. adjacent to Livingston County Courthouse
Howell, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Livingston

Davison Downtown Farmers Market
(810) 653-2191
Cornier of Shoppers Alley & Second Street
Davison, MI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Friday, 9:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
County
Genesee

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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