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Change Your Life For Better Eat Raspberries

Raspberries have huge fibers, antioxidants (of the most powerful ones) and essential vitamins that we all need. They are an excellent source of ellagic acid that holds the growth of cancer cells, which, as you may deduce, helps reduce the risk of cancer. In addition, raspberries have vitamins B and C, contain folic acid, iron, copper, potassium, magnesium and salicylic acid, among others.

It is believed that the effect is achieved thanks to the presence of antioxidants, such as vitamin C, but may be concerned other compounds yet to be identified. Yours is to bet on the consumption of this fruit, whose detoxifying and diuretic action has already been proven. One of the nutritional properties that stands out most is the richness of vitamin C. A hand full of this fruit covers about 88% of our daily needs of this substance.

This vitamin has a very important antioxidant function, acting as a protective shield of the body and helping to detoxify it. In addition, as iron absorption improves, its consumption is beneficial for those suffering from anemia. Vitamin C stimulates circulation, since it is vasodilatory and strengthens the capillaries. To fulfill this function counts with the anthocyanins, substances that give the red color to the raspberries and whose action is associated to the reduction of the risk of diseases like the one of Parkinson.

Conservation

It is a fruit with an unmistakable flavor, but not very easy to find, which is partly explained by the fact that it is very fragile. Given this characteristic, it is advisable to eat it soon after its purchase and, if this does not happen, store it in the refrigerator without washing in advance for a maximum of two days. You can also freeze the raspberries to later prepare purees, sweets or ice cream.

Come and harvest raspberries directly from the source in a family-run production at the gates of Lisbon.

Book now this formidable experience that includes:

• Arrival to the farm and welcome by the producer

• Guided tour of the farm

• Practical production and nutrition workshop

• Harvesting experience

• Tasting raspberries

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