Hope you’re having a great Wednesday!
With summer in full swing, blueberries are in season! Today on the show we gave you all sorts of fun facts about the versatile super-food, the blueberry!
Check out these facts!

Fiber…
One handful of blueberries gives you 4 grams of fiber
Getting the proper amount of fiber may reduce the risk of heart disease
Eating a fiber-rich diet can also keep your cholesterol in check!

Antioxidant properties…
Blueberries have some of the highest levels of antioxidants compared to most fruits and vegetables! These antioxidants neutralize free radicals, and prevent against various types of diseases and aging!

Vitamin C…
Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells and promote the growth of healthy tissue. One serving of blueberries will supply you with 25 percent of the daily recommendation for vitamin C.

Manganese…

Manganese is important for bone development. Manganese also helps the body process cholesterol and nutrients such as carbohydrates and protein.

Need a Superfood recipe? Try one of these:

Blueberry parfait
Blueberry muffins
Blueberry smoothie

Our word of the day today was, aptly, manganese!
noun || man·ga·nese || \ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs\
This is a grayish-white usually hard and brittle metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic and is used especially in alloys, batteries, and plant fertilizers.

We are now accepting submissions for ‘Take Dad to Dinner’, 2017 edition!
Click on this link here, and scroll to the bottom to submit your form!

We need your Dad’s Name, address and phone number and a special message about your Dad. Tell us why you love your Dad and want to take him out for dinner.

Our staff will share these special messages on The Morning Thing on Friday, June 16th and choose 4 Dads in a random drawing. Our 4 winning Dads will each receive a $25.00 gift card to Parkside Restaurant and $15 in gift cards to Wendys!

Thanks for listening!
-Lilly

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