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Berries for Brain Power

Recent research shows eating berries may protect against mental decline

Health Nutrition—Berries!

Berry parfait. — Photo by Lisa Shin; food stylist: Margarette Adams; prop stylist: Angharad Bailey

Make berries a regular part of your diet by incorporating them into healthy salads, desserts and smoothies:

Spring Strawberry Salad

A dish with the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors.

Berry Parfait With Edible Flowers

A light and refreshing dessert that is ideal for spring and summer.

Basic Blueberry Dessert Sauce

A tasty complement to ice cream or yogurt.

Fresas con Vino de Madrid

Strawberries with a flavorful red wine syrup.

Berry Medley

Fresh berries in a light lemon syrup — a cooling summer treat.

Raspberry-Banana Smoothie

So naturally sweet that you won't need to add any sugar.

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