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    Poland Celebrates Blueberry Day: A Tribute to the Harvest Season

    Today, Poland rejoices in the celebration of Polish Blueberry Day, a cherished tradition marking the beginning of the blueberry harvest season nationwide. 

    The season’s initial batch of Polish blueberries has just hit the market, much to the delight of nutritionists and food enthusiasts. Known for their delectable taste and numerous health benefits, these versatile superfruits are enjoyed both fresh and preserved. Blueberries are a favourite among all age groups and often feature in gourmet dishes prepared by chefs. The fresh blueberries from Polish farms will be available for only three months, making this a prime time to enjoy their unique qualities.

    Blueberries: A Nutritional Treasure

    Blueberries have earned a reputation as one of the world’s healthiest fruits and have been named the favorite fruit among Polish nutritionists this year. This recognition follows a pre-season poll conducted by Dietetycy.org.pl, Poland’s largest dietician portal.

    “Blueberries have rightfully earned their status as a superfruit. They play a crucial role in preventing lifestyle-related diseases such as atherosclerosis, diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome. They slow down the aging process of cells, including brain cells, exhibit anti-radical properties, and protect DNA structures. Additionally, blueberries are low in calories yet high in nutritional value, packed with active plant compounds that offer significant health benefits,”

    explained Dr. Justyna Bylinowska, dietician and editor-in-chief of Dietetycy.org.pl.

    Beyond their health benefits, blueberries are incredibly delicious. They can be enjoyed fresh, frozen, freeze-dried, or as juices, jams, and purees. Their appealing flavour is cherished by children, adults, and the elderly alike, making them a favourite ingredient among chefs.

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