Health Benefits of Raspberries

Raspberries are an excellent source of fructose, flavonoids, vitamins C and E, minerals (especially potassium). Raspberries are rich in fiber and substances which are natural allies in the fight against cancer. They can be used as fresh, frozen and dried. The leaves of the raspberry plant have been used for generations for medicinal purpose.  Usually steeped into a tea, raspberry leaves have been used to ease the symptoms of colds and sore throat. Tips: Frozen raspberries defrost quickly and can be easily added to cereal, yogurt or pancakes. They can be mixed with milk and blended into smoothies.