Various plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family produce and edible fruit called Raspberry.
Raspberries are perennial with a woody stem.
BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM
Raspberries boost immune system with the help of vitamin C. Vitamin C, being an antioxidant vitamin, promotes the production of white blood cells and increases body’s immunity for fighting infections and viruses.
SLOW DOWN AGING
Including raspberries in your diet can be a yummy way of slowing down the development of signs of aging.
Vitamin C, being present in loads in raspberries, enhances the synthesis of collagen, the most abundant protein in the body. Collagen gives structural support to the tissues, and halts the progression of fine lines, wrinkles etc.
Raspberries are affluent in fiber. Fiber adds a bulk to the contents of the stomach by absorbing water, and induces stomach stretch receptors send signals of satiety to the brain, ultimately lowering your calorie intake.
Fiber and water in raspberries promotes intestinal peristalsis making passage of stools through the intestines a lot more easier ultimately relieving constipation.
PREVENT COLON CANCER
Diets rich in fiber prevent the incidence of COLON cancer.
Fiber acts as a barrier toxins in the stool and colon mucosa reducing their contact time and decreasing risks of developing colon cancer.