blackberries

Did You Know!?

  • 1 cups of blackberries contains 62 calories, 1 gram of fat(polyunsaturated), 0 grams of cholesterol, 15 grams of carbs, 8 grams of fiber, 7 grams of sugar and 2 grams of protein.
  • Blackberries are a a good source of Vitamin E, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K,  Manganese, Omega 3 fatty acids, and Protein.
  • Just one cup of Blackberries contains 8 grams of colon healthy fiber!
  • Since 1 cup of blackberries contains 50% of your daily vitamin C requirements it provides significant immune protection as well as lowering the risk for heart disease, certain types of cancer and even macular degeneration.
  • The high levels of vitamin C in blackberries can help your skin heal quicker and lesson the appearance of wrinkles.
  • The antioxidant, ellagic acid, in blackberries has been shown to protect the skin from sun damage and possibly reverse some damage already caused by the sun.
  • The antioxidant, ellagic acid, in blackberries has also been shown to be a potent anti-carcinogen and has strong anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.
  • Blackberries are a great addition to any weight loss/ control plan because of their low calorie and high water high fiber content.
  • The Anthocyanins are what give the blackberries its dark coloring and it has been shown to reduce inflammation.
  • Phytoestrogens are a naturally occurring estrogen in blackberries and they have been shown to reduce the symptoms of PMS.
  • The high vitamin K content in blackberries is helpful in keeping the normal clotting of blood working correctly and aid in the absorption on calcium.
  • The high levels of antioxidants found in blackberries has been shown to lesson the risk of certain cancers.