Wild Blueberries Scituate MA

Local resource for wild blueberries in Scituate, 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.

Marshfeild Farmers Market
(617) 688-6112
Field adjacent to Marshfield Fairgrounds, Rt. 3A
Marshfield, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Friday, 2:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Plymouth

Hull Farmers Market
(339) 236-1518
Nantasket Ave (Bay side), between Bay & Edgwater
Hull, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 12-September 11 Friday 3:00pm - 7:00pm
County
Plymouth

Braintree Farmers Market
(781) 848-2012
Town Hall Mall on Washington Street
Braintree, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 27-October 31 Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
County
Norfolk

Brockton/City Hall Farmers Market
(508) 580-7123
City Hall Plaza, 45 School St.
Brockton, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 10-October 30 Friday, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm (or until sold out)
County
Plymouth

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

Cohasset Farmers Market
(783) 383-9539
Cohasset Common, Main St.
Cohasset, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 11-October 8 Thursday, 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
County
Norfolk

Hingham Farmer Market
(617) 856-5358
Hingham Bathing Beach Parking Lot, Rt. 3A, 81 Otis Street
Hingham, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 23-November 21 Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
County
Plymouth

Quincy Farmers Market
(617) 479-1601
John Hancock Municipal Parking lot, Quincy Center, across from the Court Ho
Quincy, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 26-November 20 Friday, 11:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
County
Norfolk

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market
230 Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA
 
South Boston Farmers Market
(617) 464-5858
West Broadway Municipal Front Parking Lot
S. Boston, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May 4-November 23 Monday, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
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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