Benefits of RaspberriesThey help expel mucus and phlegm, and detoxify. The leaves (in a tisane) may also alleviate nausea in pregnancy and relieve menstrual cramps. Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many adverse health conditions. A high consumption of plant foods, such as raspberries, appears to decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality. It can also promote a healthy complexion, increased energy, and overall lower weight.
Nutrients and CaloriesHigh in fiber, containing elagic acid (which may kill cancer cells), they are a good source of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B3 and vitamin C.
Calories: 64Kcal Protein: 1.5 grams Fat: 0.8 grams Carbohydrate: 15 grams Fiber: 8 grams Sugar: 5 grams
Tips and NotesSuggestions: Raw; with other fruits; in smoothies and some salads; to flavor vinegar.
- Orange, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sour cherries and banana.
- Pineapple, raspberries, strawberries, tangerine and bananas.
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