Wild raspberries are one type of fruit which is abundant worldwide.

There are more than 200 species which can be categorised into red, black and purple varieties.

 

Health Benefits

 

  • Provides significant amounts of powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients as indicated by the abundance of anthocyanin which has the potential to destroy cancerous cells in the body and prevent high blood pressure and even neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s. (1) (2)

 

  • Contains good levels of manganese and potassium whichhelps to maintain the blood flow and scavenge harmful free radicals. (3) (4)

 

  • Consists of a low glycaemic-index making it a nutritious source for diabetics. (5)

 

  • Provides a good dose of copper which is essential for the production of red blood cells which are needed to carry oxygen around the body and enables many enzymes to function correctly in the metabolic process. (6)

 

  • Supplies rheosmin, a phytonutrient in raspberries, which is regarded as beneficial because of its high fat-burning capabilities which promotes weight loss. (7)

 

Raspberry Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100 grams, raw

  Amt. Per
Serving
% Daily
Value*
Calories 52
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 12 g 4%
Dietary Fibre 6 g 26%
Sugar 4 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.

 

 

 

 

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