Health

Health

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council funds extensive research into the health benefits of blueberries to maintain the Blueberry Health Halo and make these little blue dynamos consumers’ top fruit.

The Blueberry Council’s health research includes projects on heart health, cognitive aging and insulin sensitivity, and other benefits that help make blueberries the favorite choice of consumers. This research establishes the health benefits of blueberries with doctors, nutritionists, fitness experts and other influencers.

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Providing Resources For Influencers

USHBC's health research provides health professionals and spokesperson with a reliable source of data to better understand the role blueberries may play in promoting good health. This encourages them to recommend blueberries to their audiences, and lead to purchases.

Expanding The Health
Halo

Funding research into the health benefits of blueberries establishes these little blue dynamos as a crucial part of a balanced diet, ultimately increasing consumption.

Maintaining Blueberries’
Healthy Reputation

Consumers love fruit, but blueberries have unique qualities and health benefits that make them shine. Health research helps maintain blueberries reputation and gives them the competitive edge.

Health Research Resources

Health Research
Library

The research library contains scientific research papers that provide more details on the role that highbush blueberries may play in promoting good health.

Scientific
Studies

See a list of published, USHBC-funded scientific studies highlighting the role blueberries may play in promoting good health. Investigators are currently pursuing five tracks - cardiovascular health, insulin response, brain health, cancer research and the gut microbiome.

Dietitian Outreach at FNCE

Part of the USHBC’s efforts to maintain the Blueberry Health Halo is dietitian outreach. For an example of these efforts, learn more about our presence at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Health Research Sheet

Blueberries make an impact on cardiovascular health, insulin response, brain health, and more! Get the latest information on the health benefits of blueberries, in a bite-sized format.

Playbook

Access downloadable and digital resources on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council’s offerings, for use in local meetings and presentations.

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Export Database

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