Selection - Choose firm berries with a deep purple to blackish color.
Storage - Store them in the refrigerator and try to use them right away. They will last 2-3 days at the most.
Preparation - Don't wash until ready to eat to prevent them from getting mushy. Wash by gently running berries under cool water in a colander.
Nutritional Information - Blueberries are high in vitamin C, which improves wound healing. They are low in fat and sodium and have no cholesterol. One cup contains 81 calories.
Benefits - Low in calories. Great source of Vitamin C, which helps heal wounds.