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Michigan ranks third in the US for growing blueberries. You can find most of Michigan's blueberries in Allegan, Berrien, Muskegon, Ottawa and Van Buren counties.
Blueberries provide fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, and potassium. They are naturally low in sodium and have virtually no fat. Blueberries are only 80 calories per cup and full of antioxidants like flavan-3-oils, proanthocyanins and anthocyanins.
Blueberries come fresh, frozen, pureed, concentrated or canned. Which makes it easy to add them to your daily diet.
A one cup serving of fresh blueberries contains 25% of the recommended daily value for vitamin c and 4 grams of fiber.
To learn more about blueberries, visit www.myplate.gov.
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