Selection - Choose
firm berries with a deep purple to blackish color.
Storage - Store them
in the refrigerator and try to use them right away. They will
last 2-3 days at the most.
Preparation - Don't
wash until ready to eat to prevent them from getting mushy.
Wash by gently running berries under cool water in a colander.
Nutritional Information - Blueberries
are high in vitamin C, which improves wound healing. They
are low in fat and sodium and have no cholesterol. One cup
contains 81 calories.
Benefits - Low in
calories. Great source of Vitamin C, which helps heal wounds.