benefits: anti-aging, blood
description: Native to North America, aronia berries (aka chokeberries) are becoming a popular health food. Packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, and offer wonderful health benefits. Fresh aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jam, syrup, and wine.
The bilberry and the blueberry are closely related cousins that are very similar in appearance. The bilberry is a dark wild blueberry that is rich in antioxidants known as anthocyanins and polyphenols. They have been used for medicinal purposes for conditions ranging from eye conditions to diabetes.
FUN FACT > During World War II, British pilots in the Royal Air Force ate bilberry jam to improve their night vision, never proven to work but it is a fun fact.
flavor: tart & fruity
superpower: anti-aging, vision