That rich blue hue is color code for high antioxidant activity, which means that blueberries benefit your body by reducing the risk of disease, slowing the aging process, and fortifying your heart. While that goes for all blueberries -- no matter how large, small, sweet, or sour -- make sure the ones you choose are deep blue-black, not red, and look dry and firm. "Stay away from containers of berries with juice stains, which may be a sign that the berries are crushed and possibly moldy," says Greaves.
1 cup: 84 calories, 0g fat, 21g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 1g protein
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