Nutrients : Blueberries are low in calories and sodium, it contains no cholesterol and is a good source of fiber, vitamins and potassium.
125 ml (1 / 2 cup) of blueberries contains:
Calories 43 Cal
Protein 1 g
Fat 0.5 g
Carbohydrates 11 g
Fibre 2 g
Vitamin A 77 IU
Vitamin C 10 mg
Source: Nutrient Value of Some Common Foods, Health Canada
An informed consumer will find that certain foods, aiming to capitalize on the reputation of blueberry, say they are flavored with blueberry but contain no true blueberry, beware of them.
Un consommateur averti constatera que certains aliments préparés, cherchant à profiter de la bonne réputation du bleuet, se disent à « saveur de bleuet » mais ne contiennent aucun vrai bleuet, il faut s’en méfier.
Preservation : Fresh blueberries can be stored easily in the refrigerator 15 days (three weeks in a tightly closed container) and one year in the freezer.
For freezing, it is not necessary to wash the fruit before freezing, if there is, it can be done just before using, or freeze them individually on a plate, simply place dry well in a ziplock bag style, to remove air and freeze quickly.