10 Amazing Benefits of Red Raspberries

May 19, 2016

I have always loved raspberries since I was a young girl, but didn't know all of the amazing health benefits of consuming them until I did additional research. Y'all I am so amazed at the health benefits that come with consuming raspberries and hope that it will inspire you to add this to your daily life! So what are all of the health benefits that raspberries have? 
Check out these 10 amazing benefits:

1. Eating Red Raspberries may prevent Cancer by inhibiting the abnormal division of cells and promoting the normal death of healthy cells. New Research that has been performed at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina has revealed that the human body readily will absorb the ellagic acid that is found in red raspberries. This specific acid has been clinically show to cause cell death in certain Cancer cells.

2. Eating Red Raspberries helps to maintain eye health. Consuming raspberries helps improve vision and helps the eye and retina be protected from infections and other eye issues. 

3. Consuming Red Raspberries may help to improve fertility. An article in Medical Daily claims that the magnesium and the Vitamin C that is found in raspberries may help improve fertility in both men and women. One theory states that the antioxidants that is found in red raspberries helps to reduce the risk of miscarriage, promote conception, and protect sperm health.

4. Eating Red Raspberries helps maintain cardiovascular health. The amount of potassium that is found in red raspberries helps to regulate heart beat and blood pressure. Raspberries are also high in minerals such as manganese, copper, and iron which helps the production of red blood cells which helps keep our hearts happy.

5. Eating Red Raspberries helps fight obesity and helps with weight loss. Red Raspberries have a very high fiber content and are low on the glycemic index which helps our bodies feel full longer after consuming them. 

6. Consuming Red Raspberries helps prevent memory loss. Eating red raspberries can help prevent brain damage and also memory loss. One study found that the higher intake of raspberries helps to prevent and reduce cognitive decline. 

7. Eating Red Raspberries helps boost the immune system. Red raspberries are filled with strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Quercetin, and Gallic Acid, all which help boost and strengthen the immune system.

8. Eating Red Raspberries may help to lower inflammatory conditions and pain. Raspberries have been shown to inhibit the production of COX-I and COX-II enzymes. Anti-inflammatory products such as asprin and ibuprofen also help inhibit COX-I and COX-II resulting in the reduction of pain associated with arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.

9. Consuming Red Raspberries helps build healthy blood vessels and connective tissues. Vitamin C is a necessary component in helping the growth and repair of cells in the body. Consuming Red Raspberries helps the body build healthy blood vessels and connective tissues.

10. Eating Red Raspberries helps women. Red Raspberries (especially raspberry leaf) is found to be effective in helping decrease menstrual cramps, reducing pain during childbirth, and helping nausea. Raspberry leaf helps to reduce pain by tightening and strengthening the pelvic muscles that experience cramping during a woman's menstrual cycle. It has also been found to be helpful in the treatment of Cervical Cancer by helping prevent Cancerous growth.

I love consuming raspberries by themselves or adding them to my daily morning smoothie. Do you eat raspberries? Have you found any health benefits to consuming raspberries?

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