Health

Why Americans Are Eating More Raspberries and Blueberries Than Ever

BY Shaya Tayefe Mohajer TIMEFebruary 7, 2015 PRINT

Although berries are typically in season in the summer, they have been creeping onto winter menus for a long time—and not just those strawberries dipped in chocolate every February for Valentine’s Day.

The United States Department of Agriculture is reporting a huge surge in the per capita consumption of fresh raspberries—a rise of 475 percent from 2000 to 2012, the most recent year for which data are available.

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This article was originally published on www.takepart.com, on Dec 1, 2014. Read the complete article here.

 

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