Heart-Check Certification

Did you know? Blueberries are certified as heart-healthy through the American Heart Association (AHA)® Heart-Check Food Certification Program!


Proud to be Heart-Check Certified

Your heart might just love blueberries more than you – they’re certified as heart-healthy through the American Heart Association® Heart-Check Food Certification Program. So, go ahead and grab a boost of blue! Good for the heart, good for the tastebuds, good for the spirit.

What the Check Means for You

When you’re shopping, blueberries are already in your cart, right? As you browse, look for the American Heart Association’s® distinctive red-and-white mark displayed on other foods as well. It’s an easy, reliable way to identify heart-healthy foods that can be part of a sensible eating plan.

Grounded in Science

When you see the Heart-Check mark on a food product, you know it has been put through a robust certification process. The AHA’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program uses transparent, science-based criteria regarding healthy dietary recommendations, food categories, specific product ingredients and nutrient values.

“I recommend blueberries to my clients because they’re easily accessible and provide key vitamins and minerals at just 80 calories per cup.”

Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD

Owner, Milk & Honey Nutrition


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