17 Aug '11, 3pm

Saskatoons: The Purple Powerfood | Care2 Healthy Living: Everyone loves blueberries and many have heard how heal...

Saskatoons: The Purple Powerfood | Care2 Healthy Living: Everyone loves blueberries and many have heard how heal...

Everyone loves blueberries and many have heard how healthy they are for you. The berry I am in love with more is a close cousin – the saskatoon. It actually has more nutrition and benefits. Following are all the facts and benefits of these little purple powerfoods and my own experience with them. Also called: June Berries Service Berries Shadbush Pigeon berry Interesting Facts: Has one to four teeny tiny seeds inside which you usually don’t notice. Was a staple food for the North American Indian people. Tribes held ceremonies and feasts to celebrate the beginning of the Saskatoon harvest. The Cree name for this plant is ‘mis-ask-quah-toomina’ which early settlers shortened to ‘saskatoon.’ The city named after this berry has the most hours of sunshine and the fastest economic growth of any city in Canada. The legendary Joni Mitchell grew up there. Health Benefits: Packed wi...

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