Q. I just saw aroniaberries in the grocery store next to the other berries. What do they taste like? Can you use them like other berries? A. The aroniaberry (also known as a chokeberry) has the highest antioxidant capacity among berries and other fruits. Just by looking at their dark, bold color, you can tell these berries back a powerful punch. Visually, they look similar to a blueberry, but are a darker purple/blue color. Not only are aroniaberries low in sugar, they also contain beneficial nutrients, such as quercetin, quinic, minerals and vitamins. Anthocyanins, one of the main antioxidants in aroniaberries, protect cells from oxidative damage caused by free radicals. They have been shown to reduce inflammation, improve circulation, slow the breakdown of collagen, and help protect all the cells in the body from damage. Fresh aroniaberries are commonly used to make juice, jam, syrup and wine. Dried aroniaberries can be eaten as a healthy snack, added to muesli, or used in muffins and other baked goodies. Because of their low sugar content and high antioxidant power, these little berries will make you pucker when eaten by themselves. Most people enjoy them best when mixed into...