- Anthocyanins found in raspberries, which act as pigments to give berries their deep color, are a major component of the phenolic/flavonoid class.
- Recent research shows that anthocyanins act as antioxidants, providing many potential health benefits... More info
Red Raspberries rank near the top of all fruits for antioxidant strength, particularly due to their rich content of ellagic acid (from
Researchers are currently linking anthocyanin activity to possibly improving vision, controlling diabetes, improving circulation, fighting cellular mutations, and retarding the effects of aging, particularly loss of memory and motor skills. Raspberries' anthocyanins also give these delectable berries unique antimicrobial properties, including the ability to prevent overgrowth of certain bacteria and fungi in the body. Quercetin and catechins are flavonols found in raspberries that act as antioxidants that support the body's immune system and may contribute to the prevention of cell mutation. Quercetin has also been shown to reduce the release of histamine and may be effective against allergies.
One of the most promising benefits of red raspberries is that they are a significant source of ellagic acid. This substance belongs to the family of phytonutrients called tannins and is viewed as being responsible for a good portion of the antioxidant activity of this (and other) berries. Ellagic acid has become a known as a possible potent anti-carcinogenic/anti-mutagenic compound. Clinical tests conducted at the Hollings Cancer Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) show that ellagic acid, a naturally occurring plant phenol may be the most potent way to possibly combat cellular mutations. Ellagic acid may possibly act as a scavenger to "bind" cancer-causing chemicals, making them inactive. It also may inhibit the ability of other chemicals to cause mutations in bacteria. In addition, ellagic acid from red raspberries may prevent the binding of carcinogens to
Raspberries are an excellent source of fiber, manganese and vitamin C. They are a very good source of vitamin K and a good source of magnesium, folate, omega-3 fatty acids, copper, vitamin E, and potassium. But eating whole berries or berry powder has been shown in scientific studies to be more beneficial than taking the individual phytochemicals in the form of dietary supplements. Fragrantly sweet with a subtly tart overtone our freeze-dried raspberry powder is wonderfully delicious and nutritious.
Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Freeze Dried Red Raspberry Powder may include:
- Highest food source of ellagic acid
- Almost 50% higher antioxidant activity than strawberries because of high levels of tannins
- May support the body’s ability to prevent overgrowth of certain bacteria & fungi in the body
- High in polyphenolic compounds known for their anti-cell mutation properties
- Contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin & gallic acid
- May support a healthy inflammation response
- Red raspberry ketones are currently being used in Japan as a weight loss supplement in a pill form and as an external patch
- A natural source of anthocyanins including quercetin, kaempferol cyanidin-3-glucosyl rutinoside
Constituents of Red Raspberry include:
- Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Betaine, Vitamin A (RAE), Beta &
Alpha carotene, Vitamin A (IU), Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E, Beta Tocopherol, Gamma Tocopherol, Delta Tocopherol, Vitamin K
- Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine
,.Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
- Anthocyanidins: Petunidin, Delphinidin, Malvidin,
Pleargonidin, Peonidin, Cyanidin
ols: Catechin, Epigallocatechin, Epicatechin
- Flavonols: Kaempferol, Quercetin
- Proanthocyanidins: Proanthocyanidin Monomers, Proanthocyanidin Dimers, Proanthocyanidin Trimers, Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers, Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers
Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with recipes, juice, yogurt or chocolate.
Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our organic extra rich cacao powder.
Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus.
Other Names: Red Raspberry, Raspbis, Hindberry, Bramble of Mount Ida, Bramblebush, Raspberry.
Parts Used: Whole, Raspberry (Including Seeds).
Ingredients: Raw Freeze Dried Raspberry.
Origin: Grown and freeze-dried in USA. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
Certifications: Certified USDA Organic.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness:
- This product is packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
- Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency.
- Keep this product in a cool, dark, dry place.
- This product is natural and minimally processed.
- Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Go here to learn why our products may naturally vary.
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