Blueberries Can Improve Memory and Prevent Eye Disease

Blueberries, Memory & Eye Disease

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A new study of lab rats recently published in the journal Nutrition shows that blueberries can increase memory.

One month of a blueberry rich diet made older rats perform as well as young rats on memory tests and the benefits lasted even after they stopped eating the blueberry diet.

Researchers credit the power of antioxidants with this increase brain performance.
Source: nutraingredients

We also know that antioxidants in blueberries and their cousins the bilberry can help improve and maintain eye health.  Antioxidants can help prevent and treat macular degeneration and cataracts.