Scientific Research


The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) funds research studies that are grounded in sound science, use rigorous methodology, and are conducted by autonomous researchers at well-established institutions. All published research is submitted to peer-reviewed journals by the researcher, independent of the USHBC.

Explore the full overview of research specifically funded by the USHBC, and examine the full body of evidence on blueberry science by browsing the research topics below.

Digestion behavior and antidepressant-like effect promoted by acute administration of blueberry extract on mice

Andreia Gapski, Trilicia M Gomes, Maiara A Bredun, Nayla E Ferreira-Lima, Fabiana Kalyne Ludka, Marilde T Bordignon-Luiz, Vívian Maria Burin
Food Res Int . 2019 Nov;125:108618.
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Cognitive performance in relation to urinary anthocyanins and their flavonoid-based products following blueberry supplementation in older adults at risk for dementia.

Krikorian R, Kalt W, McDonald JE, Shidler MD, Summer SS, Stein AL.
Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 64, 2020, 103667, ISSN 1756-4646.
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