Summer is a period when raspberries are available on the green market or supermarkets ,and can be found in the mountain regions as well. We simply enjoy consuming them, not only because they are simply delicious but because they are also healthy.
Next time when you are about to choose which fruit to consume,chose raspberries.Why?
Rich In Antioxidants
They are very rich in antioxidants which are acting anti-inflammatory,preventing harmful microbes to damage the cells of the body.
The diversity of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients is truly remarkable, and few commonly eaten fruits are able to provide us with such greater diversity.
They are rich in:
- anthocyanin(which gives them the red colour)
- resveratrol(postponing aging process)
- pterostilbene(crucial for brain function)
- ellagitannin(reducing cancer risk)
Loaded With Vitamin C
Despite the antioxidants, they are loaded with vitamin C(100 gr. contains even 44% of recommended daily dosage of vitamin C),but they also are rich in Potassium,vitamins B and E,minerals such as Magnesium,Manganese and Copper.
Cleans The Blood Vessels
Other then being defined as low calorie fruit(100 gr aprox. 53 calories),raspberries are also rich in fiber, which is a great combo for good digestion and healthier heart by cleaning the blood vessels.
Good For Weight Loss
Raspberry ketone affects the level of blood sugar and encourages the body metabolism by burning fat and it’s disposal from the body.
Healthy Skin And Hair
If you want to have healthy skin and hair, it is recommended to have at least one portion per day of fresh raspberries.
Today,extracts from raspberries have common use in variety of cosmetic products used.
Good As Tea For Colds
The leaves from the raspberries are used for preparation of a healthy herbal tea,which dates from ages ago and is recommended for consuming in cases of light cold,throat inflammation,high temperature,cough,intestine inflammation,diarrhea,hemorrhoids and skin diseases.