What are the health benefits from eating blueberries?

Fresh blueberries are extraordinarily good for you. Current research has determined that blueberries seem to qualify as a super food. The amount of scientific research demonstrating the unique benefits of blueberries is truly amazing and seems to be accelerating. Benefits established to date include:

Cancer fighting anti-oxidants - The pigment that makes blueberries blue makes them the number one source of anti-oxidants which consume cancer causing free radicals.

Anti-aging/memory enhancement - Can't find your car keys? Eat more blueberries. Blueberries have been demonstrated to improve memory.

Reduction of cardiovascular disease and stroke - Blueberries are rich in compounds that reduce bad cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health.

Infection fighting - A compound in blueberries has been demonstrated to fight urinary infection and is being considered as a pharmaceutical.

Improved eyesight - The European relative of the blueberry, the bilberry, has been demonstrated to improve visual acuity.