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Raspberries and Blackberries

RASP||B LACK BERRIES Flavor- and nutrition-packed raspberries and blackberries offer fiber, vitamins and antioxidants but few calories and no fat. You can enjoy these versatile fruits fresh, frozen or cooked. One cup of raspberries supplies only 50 calories HEALTH BENEFITS Antioxidant: being rich in antioxidants, blackberries help the body in fighting free radicals and thus, avoid various types of cancer and provide longevity. High in polyphenolic compounds known for their anti-cancer properties. Contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin and gallic acid. Raspberries have been shown to inhibit the production of COX-I and COX-II enzymes. Anti inflammatory products like ibuprofen and aspirin, inhibit COX-I and COX-II resulting in the reduction of pain associated with arthritis, gout and other inflammatory conditions. Antiseptic activity: The high tannin content, and the resultant antiseptic properties, of blackberries makes them good for tightening tissues as well as treating minor bleeding, their anti-bacterial properties and can even help cleanse blood. Diarrhea: consumption of blackberry has been found to be beneficial for those suffering from diarrhea and intestinal Red raspberry oil is creating interest in the cosmeceutical inflammation. market (skin care products which provide health benefits). The oil from raspberry seeds is rich in Vitamin E, Omega-3 fatty acids and has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 25-50. Infections: mild infections, like sore throats and mouth irritations, can be treated with the help of blackberries. Hemorrhoid: blackberries have been used to alleviate hemorrhoids also. NUTRITION FACTS Serving Size: 1 Cup AMOUNT PER SERVING Calories 60 75 Total Fat Saturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fat Monounsaturated Fat Cholesterol 0 mg Sodium Potassium Total Carbohydrate Dietary Fiber Sugars 0 mg 0 mg 282 mg 18 g 8 g 10 g 0 mg 187 mg 14 g 8 g Protein 1g Brought To You By: Source(s): www.sparkpeople.com www.berriesunlimited.com GOURMANDIA www.gourmandia.com

Raspberries and Blackberries

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Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep re...

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