Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in red blood cell formation
Anti-aging
Detoxifying effects
Fights free radicals
Improves bone and muscle health
Improves eyesight
Increases immunity
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
Promotes eye health
Promotes heart health
Provides energy
Relieves constipation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 100 grams; Calories: 37; Fat: 0.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 10mg; Carbs: 9g; Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0.4g; Potassium: 0%DV Vitamin A: 1%DV; Vitamin C: 4%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 1%DV 

Did You Know?

  • The tea made from dried huckleberry leaves proves helpful in starch digestion
  • The potassium in huckleberry regulates water balances and eliminates wastes

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw, better with honey
  • Baked in pies, cakes, etc
  • Jam or spread

Farming Trivia:

  • Huckleberries are native to Africa and are grown in Northwest America and Canada
  • If you are foraging for huckleberries, be aware of bears; Huckleberries provide up to 1/3 of grizzly bears' sustenance 

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.