Health Benefits Of Raspberries

Raspberries are not as popular as blueberries, for example, but these berries have a host of fantastic benefits. They are chock full of fiber, antioxidants and essential vitamins. These little berries are an excellent source of ellagic acid that stops the growth of cancer cells, reducing your risk of cancer. Moreover, raspberries are fortified with B vitamins, vitamin C, folic acid, folate, iron, niacin, riboflavin, copper, potassium and magnesium.. No wonder, they have so many wonderful health and beauty benefits.

  1. Good for feminine health

Since many centuries ago, raspberries and their leaves have been used to boost female reproductive health. Even now gynecologists and nutritionists recommend women to have raspberries in case of heavy menstrual flows, and pregnant women for relieving nausea, preventing hemorrhage, and fighting pain. Make sure you consult your doctor or a nutritionist before drinking any raspberry leaf tea or adding the berries to your eating plan if you are pregnant. If not, get into a habit of consuming a handfuls of raspberries every day to improve your feminine health and boost your energy levels.

  1. Prevent cancer

Increased amount of a particular phytonutrient called ellagic acidis found in raspberries that helps the body get rid of oxidative stress. Also, raspberries contain antioxidants and in cancer prevention.

  1. Keep immune system strong 

Raspberries are packed with vitamin C and have immune-boosting properties. Also rich in antioxidants, they help keep serious diseases at bay.

Berries make a delicious snack. Add them in smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, both fruit and vegetable salads and fruit-based desserts to enjoy their health benefits deliciously. Also you can eat them raw.

  1. Stay slim

Rich in manganese and dietary fiber, Raspberries are the best friends of every dieter. Manganese speeds up the metabolism and thus help in fat burning and fiber slows down the digestive process thus bringing satiety for longer hours.


While the above article guides you to eating healthier, there is no substitute for customized professional advice given by a qualified nutritionist. We urge you to speak to your personal dietician or if you need help, contact a nutritionist at Qua Nutrition.

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