Red Raspberries - Whole Freeze Dried

Red Raspberries - Whole Freeze Dried

  • Anthocyanins found in raspberries, specifically in the pigment which 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

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Fragrant, sweet and subtly tart, our raw freeze-dried whole
Red Raspberries are delicious and nutritious

Red Raspberries rank near the top of all fruits for antioxidant strength, particularly due to their rich content of ellagic acid (from ellagitannins), quercetin, gallic acid, anthocyanins, cyanidins, pelargonidin, catechins, kaempferol and salicylic acid.

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 may act as antioxidants, providing many potential nourishing benefits. Researchers are currently linking anthocyanin activity to possibly supporting healthy vision, blood sugar,  circulation, supporting the body’s restorative effects.

Raspberries' anthocyanins also give these delectable berries unique antimicrobial properties, including the ability to support the body’s 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 may support a healthy immune system response. Quercetin has also been shown to possibly reduce the release of histamine which may have an effective on allergies.

One of the most promising benefits of red raspberries is that they are 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 known as a possible potent cell restorative 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 support a healthy immune system response and restore healthy cell function. Ellagic acid may possibly act as a scavenger to "bind" cell destructive 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 support the body’s ability to restore healthy DNA, and may reduce the incidence of cell destruction in cultured human cells exposed to carcinogens.

Raspberries are an excellent source of fiber, manganese and vitamin C.

Raspberries are also a very good source of vitamin K and a good source of magnesium, folate, omega-3 fatty acids, copper, vitamin E and potassium. 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.

Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Raw Freeze Dried Whole Red Raspberries may include:

  • Highest food source of ellagic acid

  • Almost 50% higher antioxidant activity than strawberries because of high levels of tannins

  • Ability to prevent overgrowth of certain bacteria & fungi in the body

  • High in polyphenolic compounds which may support healthy cell restoration

  • Contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin & gallic acid

  • Red raspberry ketones are currently being used in Japan as a weight loss supplement in a pill form and as an external patch

  • Nourishing source of anthocyanins including quercetin, kaempferol cyanidin-3-glucosyl rutinoside & cyanidin-3-rutinoside

  • Raspberries have been shown to support a healthy inflammation response



Constituents of Red Raspberries 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

  • Flavan-3-ols: Catechin, Epigallocatechin, Epicatechin

  • Flavonols: Kaempferol, Quercetin

  • Proanthocyanidins: Proanthocyanidin Monomers, Proanthocyanidin Dimers, Proanthocyanidin Trimers, Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers, Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers

Fragrantly sweet with a subtly tart overtone, our Raw Freeze Dried Whole Red Raspberries are wonderfully delicious and nutritious.

Suggested Use: Eat a handful anytime for a healthy snack.

Mixing Suggestions: Mix with our freeze dried whole blueberries, goji berries and walnuts for a tasty, nourishing snack.



Miscellaneous Facts about our Raw Freeze-Dried Whole Red Raspberries

Ingredients: Raw Freeze Dried Whole Raspberries.

Parts Used: Whole, Raspberry (Including Seeds).

Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus.

Other Names: Red Raspberry, Raspbis, Hindberry, Bramble of Mount Ida, Bramblebush, Raspberry.

Origin: Grown and freeze-dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

How to Maintain Optimum Freshness

  • ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Freeze-Dried Whole Red Raspberries 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 your Raw Freeze-Dried Whole Red Raspberries in a cool, dark, dry place.

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