Vaccinium corymbosum

General Information

Blueberries belong to the Ericaceae family. It is considered the fruit of the 21st century, due to its countless benefits for our mind and body.

This fruit grows in humid areas, they are round berries originally white in color, but they turn red or bluish black as they mature. They have a sweet to sour taste.

The United States, Canada, Argentina and Chile are the countries with the highest blueberry production worldwide.


Latin name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Family plant name: Ericaceae
Origin: North America

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.8g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7.7mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 213g 71%
Dietary Fiber 4.1g 14%
Total Sugars 52.4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1.7g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 12.8mg 1%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Potassium 102mg 3%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.



Blueberries are fruits rich in fiber, manganese, vitamins B, C and K, they have laxative and antioxidant properties. They are low in calories. They are quite important fruits for our mental health because they contain substances that act as neuroprotective agents.


  • Reduces the risk of cancer: The consumption of blueberries combats the risk of proliferating cancer cells, blueberries contain gallic acid and resveratol important substances to reduce the impact of cancer.
  • Acts as an anti-inflammatory: Thanks to the amount of antioxidants that this fruit contains, they work as a perfect anti-inflammatory, preventing muscle pain, fatigue and even fibromyalgia.
  • Fight diabetes: Consuming blueberries improves the impact of insulin on our body.
  • Prevents neurodegenerative diseases: The neuroprotective agents that blueberries have prevent cognitive decline, prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
  • Lowers blood pressure: Blueberries prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in our body.
  • Take care of our skin: This fruit helps to rejuvenate, thanks to its antioxidant properties they help keep our skin hydrated and firm.
  • Take care of our eye health: Blueberries have many antioxidant properties, including anthocyanins, which are responsible for preventing eye damage.
  • Take care of our hair: Thanks to its vitamin B content, blueberries help our hair growth.
  • Prevent diarrea



Blueberries can be eaten fresh, frozen, dried. You can make infusions, tea, juices. They are the perfect companion in salads, combined with granola and yogurt, you can also make jellies, jams and sauces.

They are kept in the fridge, when consumed they must be previously washed and used as you prefer, whole or in the different ways mentioned above.