One simple fruit for better health
This one simple fruit contains an array of benefits for better health. It is so exciting to research the amazing benefits of each individual fruit that God created for the nourishment of our bodies..Raspberries provide a good amount of minerals that are crucial to good health.
Raspberries contain 10 times the amount of antioxidants that tomatoes have. The antioxidants make it a great addition in your arsenal of disease fighting foods. The antioxidants are known to help with ageing , inflammation, and neuro-degenerative diseases.
The high potassium content will contribute to heart health.. With heart disease being #1 killer raspberries may just be one simple addition to your diet to help protect your ticker.
Studies have shown that vitamin C helps with depression, mood disorders, and immune function. Raspberries contain a high level of vitamin C. Diets rich in vitamin C help the bodies resistance against infectious agents.
The ORAC value which is (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) is 4900 per 100 grams which is top ranked among fruits. Foods that have a high ORAC value have the ability to neutralize many free radicals. This is another reason to include raspberries in your diet for better health.
The low calorie and high fiber content of raspberries makes it a great choice for maintaining a healthy weight.It has been noted that raspberry is effective in burning fat.. If you are like most women and always looking for tasty options that will help you lose weight and burn fat then raspberries should be added to your regimen.
The dense nutritional content of raspberries makes them a simple addition for better health. They contain phytonutrients, fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. When planning out your meals for better health think about how much nourishment you are receiving from each food choice..
Since food is fuel for the body then we must consider putting in the best fuel possible to equip our bodies to function the way God intended.
5 Simple ways to include raspberries in your daily routine
1. In your smoothies
!/2 cup raspberries in your favorite protein powder with cup almond milk. 1/2 cup raspberries in your favorite meal replacement shake with 1 cup almond milk.
1 kale leaf, 1 carrot, 1/2 cup raspberries,1/2 frozen banana,1/4 cup almonds,1 tbsp of chia or flaxseeds.
3. Add 1/2 cup of raspberries to 1 cup plain greek yogurt with 1 tbsp of raw honey mix and enjoy!
4. Add to your salads
5. Fast food style. Pick them up and pop them in your mouth and enjoy!
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To your health,
Jenay Green is the wife of Matt Green and mother of four boys. She is a former owner of a gym/wellness center. Her calling from God has driven her passion to see people walk in divine health. Jenay has been trained in the area of fitness and nutrition but also has researched and prayed for well over 17 years in search of answers to some of our greatest health challenges including cancer. Her goal is to see people walk in divine health in accordance to III John :2 "Beloved I wish above all things that thou may prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospers."