Blueberries are native to North America and belong to the heather family (Vaccinium ssp.). They are now commercially grown in many parts of the world including USA, Canada, Chile, Peru etc. The most common varieties of blueberries are highbush and lowbush fruits. They offer bundle of nutritional benefits along with a wonderful taste. Blueberries are abundant with antioxidants and believed to provide protection against aging and diseases like cancer.