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Bilberry Whole Food Tablet

70% of a tablet consist of whole bilberry including skin and seed
95% body's absorption
Tasty chewable tablet without artificial sweetener or flavor
Good for children and elderly


$24.99

Freeze Dried Whole Bilberry

No Additive
No Chemical
No Sweetener
Hand picked
Wild (Less pesticide than organic)

$7 (20g 0.7oz)
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UK & Europe: 3-7 days by mail, USA & Worldwide: 1-2 weeks by mail (Please check with the national post service). Not available for Japan. Please contact us if your order does not arrive within 2 weeks (UK & Europe) or within 4 weeks (USA & Worldwide).
*A package box will be unfold in envelope to avoid possible damage.
Why Whole Food? Bilberry Effect on Eye Bilberry or Blueberry?  Reviews About  vs Extract
Eye Effect

Fursova AZh. Gesarevich OG, Gonchar AM et al: Dietary supplementation with bilberry extract prevents macular degeneration and cataracts in senesce-accelerated OXYS rats. Ady Gerontol 16: 76-79, 2005

L.Belleoud "Study on effect of anthocyanin glucosides on nocturnal vision of air traffic controllers" Rev.Med . Aero Spat 1966 5,45

Jayle G.E. "Study on activity of anthocyanosides exstracted from Vaccinium myrtillus on night vision" Ann. Ocul. (Paris) 1965, 556-562.

Yao N "Protective effects of bilberry ( Vaccinium myrtillus L.) extract against endotoxin-induced uveitis in mice."J Agric Food Chem. 2010 Apr 28;58(8):4731-6. doi: 10.1021/jf904572a.

Miyake S "Vision preservation during retinal inflammation by anthocyanin-rich bilberry extract: cellular and molecular mechanism."Lab Invest. 2012 Jan;92(1):102-9. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2011.132. Epub 2011 Sep 5.

Kamiya K "Effect of fermented bilberry extracts on visual outcomes in eyes with myopia: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study. "J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Apr;29(3):356-9. doi: 10.1089/jop.2012.0098. Epub 2012 Oct 31.

Hideaki Hara "Possibility of vision treatment of by anthocyanin."Japanese Society for Anthocyani

Matsumoto H, Nakamura Y, Tachibanaki S et al: Stimulatory effect of cyanidin 3-glycosides on the regeneration of rhodopsin. J Agric Food Chem 51: 3560-3563, 2003

Matsunaga N, Imai S, Inokuchi Y et al: Bilberry and its main constituents have neuroprotective effects against retinal neuronal damage in vitro and in vivo. Mol Nutr Food Res 53: 869-877, 2009

Spadea L, Giagnoli B, D’Amico M, Dragani T, Balestrazzi E. "Antocianosidi del mirtillo ad alto dosaggio: risposte elettrosiologiche nel soggetto normale, modesto miope egrande miope" Clin Ocul 3 1991 122-125

MT Contestabile "Prolonged treatment with high dosage of Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyaniosides:Electrophysiological respons in myopic patients" Boll Ocul 1991 70 1157

Osami Kajimoto, "Functions and Effects of Blueberries. Clinical Studies on Effects of Blueberry Extract on Mental Fatigue and Asthenopia". A report from a joint research by General Medical Science Institute. The Food Industry, 1998 41(8)29-35

Zavarise G, "Effect of prolonged treatment with anthocyanosides on light sensitivity"1968

Susumu Kawada, Effect of bilberry on dry eye syndrome and Oxidant stress Journal of New Remedies & Clinics,2011 60 2151-2161

G.Fiorini "Perimetric adaptmetric changes following the administration of Myrtillin associated with beta-carotene." Ann. Ottalmol.cin.Ocul., 1965 91,371-376

Rouher F. "Is it possible to improve the night vision of car drivers? " Ann. Med.Accidents Traffic 1965 3-4

M.Perossini "Diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy therapy with Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides(TEGENS) double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial" Ann. Ottalmol. Cin. Ocul. 1987 113 1173-1190

G.O.Bravell "Preventive medical treatment of seline cataract with vitaminE and Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides:clinical evaluation" Ann. Ottalmol. Cin. Ocul. 1989 115 109-116

Ryohei Koide "Effects of Whortleberry Extract on Ocular Function"Journal of the Eye, 1994 11 (1):117-121

Bravetti G: Preventive medical treatment of senile cataract with vitamin E and anthocyanosides: Clinical evaluation. Ann Ottalmol Clin Ocul 115; 109, 1989

Tanaka J, Nakanishi T, Ogawa K et al: Purple rice extract and anthocyanidins of the constituents protect against light-induced retinal damage in vitro and in vivo. J Agric Food Chem 59: 528-536, 2011

Jayle G.E. "Action des glucosides d’anthocyanes sur la vision scotopique et mesopique du sujet normal." Therapie 1964, 19, 171-185.

Bastide P, Rouher F, Tronche P. "[Rhodopsin and anthocyanosides. Apropos of various experimental facts]." Bull Soc Ophtalmol Fr. 1968 Sep-Oct;68(9):801-7.

 

There are many other effect;
 

Bilberry/blueberry’s effect on metabolic syndrome
Kalt, W.; Foote, K.; Fillmore, S. A.; Lyon, M.; Van Lunen, T. A.; McRae, K. B., Effect of blueberry feeding on plasma lipids in pigs. Br J Nutr 2008, 100, (1), 70-8.
Tsuda, T., Regulation of Adipocyte Function by Anthocyanins; Possibility of Preventing the Metabolic Syndrome. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56, 642-646.
Kalt, W.; Blumberg, J. B.; McDonald, J. E.; Vinqvist-Tymchuk, M. R.; Fillmore, S. A.; Graf, B. A.; O'Leary, J. M.; Milbury, P. E., Identification of anthocyanins in the liver, eye, and brain of blueberry-fed pigs. J Agric Food Chem 2008, 56, (3), 705-12.
Tule university, Finland, Different berries and berry fractions have various but slightly positive effects on the associated variables of metabolic diseases on overweight and obese women

Bilberrry/blueberry’s effect on Alzheimer's disease, parkinson’s disease, dementia
Joseph, J. A.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Casadesus, G., Reversing the deleterious effects of aging on neuronal communication and behavior: beneficial properties of fruit polyphenolic compounds. Am J Clin Nutr 2005, 81, (1 Suppl), 313S-316S.
Shukitt-Hale, B.; Lau, F. C.; Joseph, J. A., Berry fruit supplementation and the aging brain. J Agric Food Chem 2008, 56, (3), 636-41.
Goyarzu, P.; Malin, D. H.; Lau, F. C.; Taglialatela, G.; Moon, W. D.; Jennings, R.; Moy, E.; Moy, D.; Lippold, S.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Joseph, J. A., Blueberry supplemented diet: effects on object recognition memory and nuclear factor-kappa B levels in aged rats. Nutr Neurosci 2004, 7, (2), 75-83.
Joseph, J. A.; Denisova, N. A.; Arendash, G.; Gordon, M.; Diamond, D.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Morgan, D., Blueberry supplementation enhances signaling and prevents behavioral deficits in an Alzheimer disease model. Nutr Neurosci 2003, 6, (3), 153-62.
Joseph, J. A.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Casadesus, G.; Fisher, D., Oxidative stress and inflammation in brain aging: nutritional considerations. Neurochem Res 2005, 30, (6-7), 927-35.
Joseph, J. A.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Denisova, N. A.; Bielinski, D.; Martin, A.; McEwen, J. J.; Bickford, P. C., Reversals of age-related declines in neuronal signal transduction, cognitive, and motor behavioral deficits with blueberry, spinach, or strawberry dietary supplementation. J Neurosci 1999, 19, (18), 8114-21.
Joseph, J. A.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Lau, F. C., Fruit polyphenols and their effects on neuronal signaling and behavior in senescence. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2007, 1100, 470-85.
Youdim, K. A.; Spencer, J. P.; Schroeter, H.; Rice-Evans, C., Dietary flavonoids as potential neuroprotectants. Biol Chem 2002, 383, (3-4), 503-19.
Andres-Lacueva, C.; Shukitt-Hale, B.; Galli, R. L.; Jauregui, O.; Lamuela-Raventos, R. M.; Joseph, J. A., Anthocyanins in aged blueberry-fed rats are found centrally and may enhance memory. Nutr Neurosci 2005, 8, (2), 111-20.
He, J.; Magnusson, B. A.; Lala, G.; Tian, Q.; Schwartz, S. J.; Guisti, M. M., Intact anthocyanins and metabolites in rat urine and plasma after 3 months of anthocyanin supplementation. Nutr. Cancer 2006, 54, 3-12.
Kalt, W.; Blumberg, J. B.; McDonald, J. E.; Vinqvist-Tymchuk, M. R.; Fillmore, S. A.; Graf, B. A.; O'Leary, J. M.; Milbury, P. E., Identification of anthocyanins in the liver, eye, and brain of blueberry-fed pigs. J Agric Food Chem 2008, 56, (3), 705-12. Ramassamy, C., Emerging role of polyphenolic compounds in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: a review of their intracellular targets. Eur J Pharmacol 2006, 545, (1), 51-64.
Williams, C. M.; Abd El Mohsen, M.; Vauzour, D.; Rendeiro, C.; Butler, L. T.; Ellis, J. A.; Whiteman, M.; Spencer, J. P., Blueberry-induced changes in spatial working memory correlate with changes in hippocampal CREB phosphorylation and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 2008, 45, 295-305.
 

Bilberry/blueberry’s effect on heart disease, chronic diseases, stroke, cardiovascular diseases, coronary artery diseases, neurodegenerative diseases
Hertog, M. G.; Feskens, E. J.; Hollman, P. C.; Katan, M. B.; Kromhout, D., Dietary antioxidant flavonoids and risk of coronary heart disease: the Zutphen Elderly Study. Lancet 1993, 342, (8878), 1007-11.
Hertog, M. G.; Kromhout, D.; Aravanis, C.; Blackburn, H.; Buzina, R.; Fidanza, F.; Giampaoli, S.; Jansen, A.; Menotti, A.; Nedeljkovic, S.; et al., Flavonoid intake and long-term risk of coronary heart disease and cancer in the seven countries study. Arch Intern Med 1995, 155, (4), 381-6.
Knekt, P.; Jarvinen, R.; Reunanen, A.; Maatela, J., Flavonoid intake and coronary mortality in Finland: a cohort study. BMJ 1996, 312, (7029), 478-81.
Geleijnse, J. M.; Launer, L. J.; Van der Kuip, D. A.; Hofman, A.; Witteman, J. C., Inverse association of tea and flavonoid intakes with incident myocardial infarction: the Rotterdam Study. Am J Clin Nutr 2002, 75, (5), 880-6.
Hirvonen, T.; Pietinen, P.; Virtanen, M.; Ovaskainen, M. L.; Hakkinen, S.; Albanes, D.; Virtamo, J., Intake of flavonols and flavones and risk of coronary heart disease in male smokers. Epidemiology 2001, 12, (1), 62-7.
Knekt, P.; Kumpulainen, J.; Jarvinen, R.; Rissanen, H.; Heliovaara, M.; Reunanen, A.; Hakulinen, T.; Aromaa, A., Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases. Am J Clin Nutr 2002, 76, (3), 560-8. Sesso,
H. D.; Gaziano, J. M.; Liu, S.; Buring, J. E., Flavonoid intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease in women. Am J Clin Nutr 2003, 77, (6), 1400-8.
Yochum, L.; Kushi, L. H.; Meyer, K.; Folsom, A. R., Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women. Am J Epidemiol 1999, 149, (10), 943-9.
Kahkonen, M. P.; Heinonen, M., Antioxidant activity of anthocyanins and their aglycons. J Agric Food Chem 2003, 51, (3), 628-33.
Heinonen, I. M.; Meyer, A. S.; Frankel, E. N., Antioxidant activity of berry phenolics on human low-density lipoprotein and liposome oxidation. J Agric Food Chem 1998, 46, 4107-4112.
Rifici, V. A.; Stephan, E. M.; Schneider, S. H.; Khachadurian, A. K., Red wine inhibits the cell-mediated oxidation of LDL and HDL. J Am Coll Nutr 1999, 18, (2), 137-43.
Satue-gracia, M. T.; Heinonen, M.; Frankel, E. N., Anthocyanins as antioxidants on human low-density lipoprotein adn lecithin-liposome systems. J Agric Food Chem 1997, 45, 3362-3367.
Stein, J. H.; Keevil, J. G.; Wiebe, D. A.; Aeschlimann, S.; Folts, J. D., Purple grape juice improves endothelial function and reduces the susceptibility of LDL cholesterol to oxidation in patients with coronary artery disease. Circulation 1999, 100, (10), 1050-5.
Grant, D. C.; Helleur, R. J., Rapid screening of anthocyanins in berry samples by surfactant-mediated matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2008, 22, (2), 156-64.
Tsuda, T., Regulation of Adipocyte Function by Anthocyanins; Possibility of Preventing the Metabolic Syndrome. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56, 642-646.
Mazza, G. J., Anthocyanins and heart health. Ann 1st Super Sanita 2007, 43, 369-374. Dauchet, L.; Amouyel, P.; Dallongeville, J., Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Neurology 2005, 65, (8), 1193-7.
Hirvonen, T.; Virtamo, J.; Korhonen, P.; Albanes, D.; Pietinen, P., Intake of flavonoids, carotenoids, vitamins C and E, and risk of stroke in male smokers. Stroke 2000, 31, (10), 2301-6.
Keli, S. O.; Hertog, M. G.; Feskens, E. J.; Kromhout, D., Dietary flavonoids, antioxidant vitamins, and incidence of stroke: the Zutphen study. Arch Intern Med 1996, 156, (6), 637-42.
Yasuhara, T.; Hara, K.; Maki, M.; Masuda, T.; Sanberg, C. D.; Sanberg, P. R.; Bickford, P. C.; Borlongan, C. V., Dietary supplementation exerts neuroprotective effects in ischemic stroke model. Rejuvenation Res 2008, 11, (1), 201-14.
 

Bilberry/blueberry’s effect on cancer
Hou, D. X.; Fujii, M.; Terahara, N.; Yoshimoto, M., Molecular Mechanisms Behind the Chemopreventive Effects of Anthocyanidins. J Biomed Biotechnol 2004, 2004, (5), 321-325.
Katsube, N.; Iwashita, K.; Tsushida, T.; Yamaki, K.; Kobori, M., Induction of apoptosis in cancer cells by Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) and the anthocyanins. J Agric Food Chem 2003, 51, (1), 68-75.
Arts, I. C.; Hollman, P. C., Polyphenols and disease risk in epidemiologic studies. Am J Clin Nutr 2005, 81, (1 Suppl), 317S-325S.
Knekt, P.; Kumpulainen, J.; Jarvinen, R.; Rissanen, H.; Heliovaara, M.; Reunanen, A.; Hakulinen, T.; Aromaa, A., Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases. Am J Clin Nutr 2002, 76, (3), 560-8.
Eastwood, M. A., Interaction of dietary antioxidants in vivo: how fruit and vegetables prevent disease? QJM 1999, 92, (9), 527-30
Erlund, I.; Marniemi, J.; Hakala, P.; Alfthan, G.; Meririnne, E.; Aro, A., Consumption of black currants, lingonberries and bilberries increases serum quercetin concentrations. Eur J Clin Nutr 2003, 57, (1), 37-42.


Bilberry/blueberry’s effect on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
ÅSA HÅKANSSON1, CAMILLA BRÄNNING2, DIYA ADAWI3, GÖRAN MOLIN1, MARGARETA NYMAN2, BENGT JEPPSSON3 & SIV AHRNE´ 1 1Food Hygiene, 2Division of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, and 3Department of Surgery, Lund University, Malmo¨ University Hospital, Malmo¨, Sweden
Blueberry husks and probiotics attenuate colorectal inflammation and oncogenesis, and liver injuries in rat exposed to cycling DSS-treatment. Åsa Håkansson, MSc1), Camilla Bränning, MSc2), Göran Molin, PhD1), Diya Adawi, MD, PhD3), Marie-Louise Hagslätt, MD, PhD1), Bengt Jeppsson, MD, PhD3), Margareta Nyman, PhD2) and Siv Ahrné, PhD*1).
1) Food Hygiene, Division of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 2) Division of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 3) Department of Surgery, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.

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