Featured Food: Raspberries

Yet another fresh fruit this week-raspberries. Of course this little gem packs a nutritional punch. Known for its antioxidant qualities. Ellagic acid found within them helps to prevent unwanted damage to cell membranes and other structures by neutralizing free radicals. Raspberries blend of flavonoids (quercetin, kaempferol, and cyanidin-3-glucosylrutinoside), belonging to the anthocyanins classification provide unique antioxidant properties, in addition to antimicrobial properties (this includes the ability to prevent overgrowth of certain bacteria and fungi in the body). Anthocyanins are what give the fruit their rich color and flavor. Raspberries are an excellent source of:

  • manganese
  • vitamin C (both further provide antioxidant support)
  • dietary fiber

Also they are a good source of:

  • riboflavin
  • folate
  • niacin
  • magnesium
  • copper
  • potassium

Raspberries are definitely worth considering adding to your fat-burner regime. For more on our fat-burner weight loss programs check out our website at bodychange.net.

 

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