One of 15 Foods Excellent for Kidney Health: Blueberries

by KDB

Information, tips and recipes for adding blueberries to your healthy kidney diet.

One of 15 foods excellent for kidney health blueberries are full of antioxidants. They have vitamin C and fibre and also have manganese which is good for healthy bones.

How I Use Blueberries

and I will continue to use them for my health!
  • in pancakes
  • washed and by the bowlful
  • sometimes in a bowl with a bit of cream
  • mixed with other fruit or berries into smoothies

I continue searching for recipes and other ways to use blueberries because I love them!

Some recipes are posted below in my Delicious Stack.

Health Benefits of Blueberries

  • antioxidant
  • fights cancer
  • vitamin C and E
  • flavonoids that fight against heart disease and glaucoma
  • helps diabetes
  • reverse memory loss
  • also help urinary tract infections
  • improve balance
  • reduce cholesterol


Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Species in the section Cyanococcus are the most common fruits sold as "blueberries" and are native to North Amer...

Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cake

Prep time 15 min  -  Total time 40 min
Ingredients for 8 servings
1-1/3 cups flour  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats  • 1/3 cup sugar  • 2 teaspoons baking powder  • 1/4 teaspoons salt  • 3/4 cup milk  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil  • 1 egg  • 1 cup frozen blueberries*  • * One (12-ounce) bag of frozen blueberries contains about 2-1/4 cups

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Grease an 8-inch round baking pan.
In a medium bowl mix flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt.
In a small bowl stir milk, oil and egg and pour into flour mixture.
Stir just until moistened.
Add blueberries and spoon batter into prepared pan.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until cake is golden and pulls away from sides of pan.
Cool 5 to 10 minutes and serve warm.
*Blueberries should be firmly frozen when used in baking.

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Delicious Recipe Stack

Delicious: Blueberry Stack
Recipes collected into a stack on delicious. NOT all recipes are healthy or kidney friendly but once you learn what IS you can tweak recipes to suit you by having MORE of the acceptable ingredients and LESS of the not so good! ;)

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My Commentary

DISCLAIMER: I am NOT a Dr.or other medical professional. I AM a sufferer and fighter of Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension and Gout. Any information I share has been researched on the internet or has been given to me via papers and printed information from my Drs., nurses, dietician, social workers or other health care professionals. I mean NO harm to anyone and I advise you BEFORE using any information I have provided to CHECK with YOUR health professionals and doctors. I simply want to share what I am learning throughout my own personalized journey to wellness. It has been said, "Write what you know." THIS I know because I live with it DAILY. Having said that:

Food has been a struggle for me for a long while now but I MUST work at this and TRY hard to eat right and healthy and improve as much as I possibly can for as long as I possibly can so I figured if I am struggling with these things DAILY and doing all this work and learning ANYWAY, why not SHARE things that I am learning with others and make their journey a little bit easier for them too.

SO, I started these pages as a help BOTH for myself and for YOU.

If it is helpful PLEASE feel free to let me know! ;)

This is a HARD process and journey to wellness and I hope that if even for a moment, even ONE item or idea or trick that I share makes your journey lighter or easier then I have given purpose and meaning to the reasons why or how this has been MINE as well.

I always wish you well and good luck with your journey too. xo

Updated: 06/07/2012, KDB
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Mira on 02/23/2016

Nice article. Sharing it on Pinterest. Good health to you!

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