Availability: Fresh – Summer – Frozen and canned year round
Facts: Raspberries belong to the rose family and are one of the most expensive fresh fruits carried in the grocery store. This is because they are very fragile, bruise easily, spoil quickly and do not ship well. It’s much better to pick your own or purchase at a local farmer’s market
Serving Size = 1/2 CUP
Selection: Choose dry, plump, firm berries. Avoid wet or moldy berries.
Nutrition Benefits: Fat free; saturated fat free; cholesterol free; high in dietary fiber; high in vitamin C.
Phytochemicals: ellagic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin, kaempferol, benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, ferulic acid, farnesol, geraniol, salicylic acid
ORAC Score: 1,220