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About Raspberry

  • Some people recommend that raspberries should not be washed because they absorb too much water and will shrivel
  • When selecting your raspberries, look for vibrant colors, having tight and shiny skin
  • Raspberries first started appearing in recipes in the 18th century for vinegar, jam, and other sweets
  • Some believe that the raspberry originated in Asia while others believe it was first grown in Turkey
  • The ancient Greeks were the first to cultivate raspberries and they were associated with fertility
  • Raspberries are in the same botanical family as roses
  • Raspberries have a sugar called Xylitol that is absorbed more slowly into the blood than sugar, so it is an excellent food for diabetics
  • Raspberries are high in fiber and manganese
  • One cup of raspberries contains more than half of your daily value of vitamin C
  • Raspberries contain phytonutrients that combat cancer cells in ways slightly different than antioxidants - a dual effect
  • Raspberries are high in nutrients with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Some tests have shown that organic raspberries have higher antioxidant content than non-organic
  • The pungent smell of raspberries comes from a molecule known as raspberry ketone which scientists believe helps to fight obesity
  • Raspberries are high in Vitamin C which helps the function of the immune system and also helps with tissue repair
  • Sort out your damaged raspberries from the healthy ones because they can spoil easily
  • The circular nodes that make up a raspberry are called "drupelets"
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