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Blueberries and Cranberries – The Latest Research on the Healthy Berries Grown in the Pinelands
October 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come hear the latest and greatest on the health-promoting properties of blueberries and cranberries! Amy Howell has been studying the medicinal properties of these native berries for 27 years at Rutgers, and is here to share results from exciting new studies that support the wide-ranging health benefits of these berries. From cranberries’ effects on preventing urinary tract infections, stomach ulcers and heart health, to blueberries’ abilities to promote a healthy brain, help manage blood sugar and heart disease risk. Hear how these berries are helping to prevent infections and avoid the need for antibiotics, which will help antibiotic resistance from spiraling out of control. Also, learn some tips on purchasing the freshest and best forms of these berries to obtain maximum benefit.
This webinar will be livestreamed at the Pinelands Commission’s YouTube channel, where the archived video will be posted for later viewing.