Blueberries Can Protect Against Ulcerative Colitis

blueberries on a dishMany experts consider blueberries to be a food with multiple health benefits. Adding to this sentiment is research conducted by Camilla Bränning and Åsa Håkanssonin in Sweden showing that blueberries can counteract intestinal inflammation such as that resulting from ulcerative colitis. This anti-inflammatory effect might be due in part to blueberries being high in polyphenols, which have antimicrobial and antioxidative effects. Continue reading →

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