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Blueberries and heart health

Posted by blueberrytalk on January 18, 2013

” Eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may help women reduce their risk of a heart attack by as much as one-third, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.”

Read the entire article here:http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/2013/01/18/american-heart-association-reports-strawberries-blueberries-may-cut-heart-attack-risk-in-women/

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Encouraging native bees

Posted by blueberrytalk on January 18, 2013

“CORVALLIS — Oregon State University aims to see if creating more foraging habitat for bumblebees will increase the pollination and yield of blueberries bushes, which mostly depend on bees to turn their blossoms into berries.”

Source:http://democratherald.com/news/local/osu-aims-to-increase-blueberry-bush-yields-with-bumblebess/article_206de58e-5a1f-11e2-8dc0-001a4bcf887a.html

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