Blueberries are among the most nutrient-dense berries. A 1 cup (148 gram) serving of blueberries contains
Fibre 4 grams
Vitamin C 24% of the RDI
Vitamin K 36% of the RDI
Manganese 25% of the RDI
Plus various small amount of other nutrients.
They are also about 85% water, and an entire cup contains only 84 calories, with grams of carbohydrates.
Calorie for calorie, this makes them an excellent source of several important nutrients.
Blueberries are the King of Antioxidant Foods.
Antioxidants protect your body from free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can damage your cells and contribute to aging and diseases, such as cancer.