Scientific (Botanical) Name is Rubus idaeus
Wonderfully delicious, bright-red raspberry is among the most popular berries to relish! They are rich sources of health promoting plant-derived chemicals, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Botanically, raspberry is a small shrub belonging to the family Rosaceae, in the genus: Rubus. It grows very well under temperate climates. The berry is native to the Europe but today widely cultivated in many temperate regions all over the world under supervised farms. Chief producers of raspberries are Poland, United States, Germany, and Chile.
Red Raspberries contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin and gallic acid that fight against cancer, heart and circulatory disease and age-related decline. They are high in ellagic acid, a known chemopreventative, and have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.
health benefits of raspberries
2. Heart health
3. Cancer prevention
4. Diabetes management
5. Digestion, detox, and disease prevention
6. Easy on the eyes