Friday 27 May 2016

Health Benefits of Blackberry

Blackberry belongs to Rosaceae family. Blackberry  is a delicious and versatile frui has been honored as the official fruit of the state of Alabama and is found copiously in North America and Pacific coast. In Europe, it was famously known as the ‘gout berry’.

Blackberry provides cognitive benefits and aids in enhancing memory, helps to maintain healthy bones, useful for maintaining healthy eyes, and disease-free eyes, normal blood clotting.

Health Benefits of Blackberry

Nutritional Value of Blackberry
Dietary Fiber - 21 %
Carbohydrate - 3%
Calories - 2%
Protein - 3%

Vitamin C - 35%
Vitamin K - 25%
Vitamin E - 6%
Folate - 6%

Potassium - 5%
Manganese - 32%
Copper - 8%

Health Benefits of Blackberry
  • Reduces risk of heart diseases like stroke and atherosclerosis.
  • Effective against development of lung cancer and colon cancer.
  • Helps in reducing DNA damage and guards against vascular failure.
  • Helps to prevent excessive bleeding from injuries and aids in healing wounds.
  • Intake during pregnancy helps to reduce risk of birth defects in babies.
  • Boost immune system.
  • Aids in weight management.
  • Rich in antioxidsant properties
  • Helps to maintain healthy bones.
  • Useful for maintaining healthy eyes.
  • Aids in maintaining healthy and glowing skin.
  • Aids in regular bowel movements and improves digestion.
  • Beneficial effect in improving cognitive functionf of body.

% Daily Value per 100g. For e.g. 100 g of blackberry provides 25% of daily requirement of Vitamin K.


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