Health benefits of raspberries 

Eat Me: Reduces wrinkles, low in calories… six reasons to love raspberries


Apart from being rich in vitamins and fibre, raspberry is a delicious fruit with various health benefits.

It contains a high concentration of ellagic acid which prevents cancer and stops the growth of cancer cells.

Furthermore, it helps to lose weight and also has anti-ageing properties.

Raspberry is easy to include in your diet. You can either include it in some recipes, eat it raw, or add to drinks.

Here are six reasons raspberry is good for your health.

Weight loss

If you are looking for a delicious and effective way to lose weight, raspberry can be the best natural option. Raspberry contains fibre which aids in slowing down the digestive process, keeps your metabolic rate high, and thereby burns fat.

Reduces wrinkles

Raspberries work like magic on wrinkles. The vitamin C content effectively reduces the age spots and discolouration. By filling in minor wrinkles, they can help you restore your youthful appearance.

They can be made into great facial masks for glowing skin; just mix 1 cup of plain yogurt and 2 cups of fresh raspberries, then blend the mixture until it becomes completely smooth.

Apply the mixture to your entire face and keep it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with water.

Boosts immune system

Raspberries are rich in effective antioxidants as well phytonutrients. These elements proficiently reinforce your immune system and help your body fight diseases.

Prevents cancer

Cancer prevention is one of the many health benefits of raspberries. Raspberries are well known for the ability to fight cancer. They are high in vitamin C and carotene, which help to fight the damage caused to cells by free radicals.

Full of nutrients

Raspberries are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Apart from the fibre, they contain vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, calcium, potassium, iron and they are also a good source of vitamins E, A, B-complex, C and K.

Low-calorie fruit

Raspberries have only 65 calories per cupful. Snacking on low calories fruit leads to a slimmer waistline, which has a compound effect in improving your health.


3 thoughts on “Health benefits of raspberries ”

  1. Reblogged this on and commented:
    Berries are a wonderful snack idea and are so packed with vitamins and minerals. I often try to keep berries on hand and ready to eat (whenever I can get them at the grocery store, and the price isn’t too crazy).


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s