Most of us low-carbers enjoy strawberries and blueberries, but did you realize just how good they are for you?  Just make sure to wash the fruit very well. I am on vacation and sitting outside enjoying the dry heat of this particular part of our country and trying to catch up on some blogging.  Ironically, strawberries and blueberries are not plentiful here in South America and they are expensive.  I will be home shortly with our company from Canada who leave in 2 weeks time.

"For all the women who are worried about their heart health, here's good news. Consumption of a minimum of three or more servings of strawberries and blueberries a week might reduce heart attack threats by a whopping one-third.
Researchers have found that blueberries and strawberries have high levels of flavonoids also found in grapes, blackberries, eggplant and other vegetables. However, what sets strawberries and blueberries apart is the presence of anthocyanins, a particular subdivision of flavonoids. This anthocyanin could help in dilating the artery and reduce the build up of a wax-like substance called plaque, thus reducing the threat of heart attack."

Read more at Counsel and Heal.

In addition, eating these healthful and low-carb fruits are linked to better brain health as we age.  Read more at End the Trend Now.