Wild Blueberries Pueblo CO

Local resource for wild blueberries in Pueblo, CO. 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.

Farmers Market of Pueblo
1000 West 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday & Friday, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The Main Event and Farmers' Market
(719) 561-0911
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk
Pueblo, CO
Hours
July 9-August 27 Thursday, 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Pueblo Farmers' Marketeers
(719) 547-3988
4 St. &Amp; Midtown
Pueblo, CO
Hours
July 6-October Tuesday, 7 Am - 12:30 Pm. Friday, 7 Am - 12:30 Pm.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Country Roots Farm
(719) 948-2206
Pueblo, CO
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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The Frisco Farmers Market
(303) 477-3900
1202 Summit Boulevard
Frisco, CO
Hours
June 6-September 5 Saturday 9:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Evening Farmer's Market on the Riverwalk
(719) 583-4698
101 S. Union Ave
Pueblo, CO
Hours
06/24/10-9/30/10 Thursday, 4:00 Pm - 8:00 Pm.
Items
Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fresh Fruit, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Farmers Market of Pueblo
1000 West 6Th Street
Pueblo, CO
Hours
July-October
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Dragonfly Farm
(719) 216-2185
Pueblo, CO
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Pueblo Natural Grocers
(719) 542-2411
101 W. 29th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Foothills Farmers' Market
(970) 785-6133
215 E. Foothills Parkway
Fort Collins, CO
Hours
June-October Tuesday, 3 P.M. - 7 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

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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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