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Rasberry Fruit And Rasberry Health Benefits

Raspberry is a fruit, which is available in yellow, orange, golden, red, black and orange colors. Raspberry fruit has a soft texture, which dissolves in the mouth. They are also referred to as 'aggregate fruits'. They are also referred to as drupelets, with an accumulation of smaller fruits with seeds. About 100 grams of rasberry fruit contain a gram each of fat and protein.
It provides about seven per cent of the dietary fiber. Rasberry, like any other fruit is a good source of antioxidants, in addition to vitamins and minerals. It protects the system from membrane and cellular damage, by scavenging or neutralizing the free radicals. Health benefits of rasberry include reduction in incidence of heart diseases. Antioxidants also defy the ageing process and thus reduce wrinkle formation.

Health Benefits Of Rasberry

Rasberry health benefits, includes protection of the system from tumor formation by the prevention of cell multiplication. This is especially true, with respect to the colon. Macular degeneration, a consequence of old age, affects the vision. About three servings of raspberries on a daily basis helps in the prevention of age related macular degeneration. Anthocyanins, in raspberries are cardiac friendly and decrease the risk of cardiac problems. Atherosclerosis, a condition associated with the hardening of the arterial lumen, is reduced in individuals with regular consumption of raspberries. This effect is attributed to the salicylic acid in them. Quercetin is yet another antioxidant, which is seen to occur in raspberries. These benefit the individual by reducing the trigger of histamines, which in turn decreases the risk of allergic reactions.

Rasberry health benefits also include relief from pain and swelling. They also have no adverse effect on the blood glucose level. The severity of oxygen related damage is reduced due to the antioxidant nutrients in raspberries, namely, ascorbic acid and manganese. Certain antioxidants in raspberry, also, exhibit antimicrobial activity. It opposes the growth of micro organisms, such as fungi and bacteria. Candida albicans, the fungal infection that causes vaginal infections is curbed by this wonder fruit. Raspberries are a good source of folic acid, magnesium, riboflavin, copper and potassium. They are also highly effective against the proliferation of metalloproteinase enzyme, which often results in the proliferation of cancer cells, when, found in high quantities. They are an integral part of breakfast cereals. They create a wonderful and appealing aroma. Rasberry dessert, made with yoghurt, mint and honey is an excellent way to complete your supper!

Submitted on January 16, 2014