There are certainly a lot of foods out there that can help with longevity.

There are certainly a lot of foods out there that can help with longevity. However, while there are many foods one can eat for longer life, here is one snack food, in particular, that should be in the regular meal rotation, and that is blueberries. Blueberries are a smaller fruit than most, yet when looking at blueberries’ health benefits, they can easily be categorized as the best snack food to eat for longer life. Here is why, and for more healthy eating tips, be sure to check out our list of 21 Best Healthy Cooking Hacks of All Time.

Why blueberries are the best snack
To understand why blueberries are the best snack food, we need to take a close look at the health benefits—particularly the antioxidants. Blueberries have the highest amount of antioxidants compared to any other food, and according to a study by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, foods rich in antioxidants help with longevity. In particular, having a diet rich in antioxidants—which are typically found in fruits and vegetables—have been proven to slow down the aging process and ward off “degenerative diseases of aging such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, immune-system decline, brain dysfunction, and cataracts.”
The One Snack Food To Eat for a Longer Life.

Published by Kenneth Dantzler-Corbin

I am a writer, editor, adjunct professor of Religion and Philosophy, English as a Second Language, Genealogy, Educator in Ambulatory Care, and Spiritual Support Specialist, Singer, Musician, and Social Justice Advocate for Human Rights.

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