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Berries and You: Perfect Together

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Recent studies on berries have indicated possible benefits to health in decreasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, as well as promoting gut health and healthy aging. There is a wide variety of compounds in berries that are being studied for these potential health benefits including anthocyanins, possibly the most abundant polyphenol found in berries. Learn more about these health benefits as berries native to New Jersey, and other berries, are reviewed. The following are available for download: A Power Point presentation of 44 Evidence-Based Slides, with Speaker's Notes, Handouts, a Post/Pre-Evaluation and References.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences