Raspberries are frequently studied for their health effects, because they are a significant source of anthocyanins, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. Raspberries are one of the few berries with the potential to inhibit the formation of cancer tumors, according to experiments involving human subjects. Raspberries contain ellagic acid, quercetin, and kaempferol, as well as anthocyanins. They have an ORAC of 4882, one of the highest among rated foods.
Because raspberries are aggregate fruits, made up of many small beads of fruit, each containing a seed, they are very high in fiber.Nutritional Facts
One cup of raw raspberries provides 60 calories, 14.2 g carbohydrate, 1.1 g protein, 0.7 g fat, 8.4 g dietary fiber, 160 IU vitamin A, 31 mg vitamin C, 32 mcg folic acid, 187 mg potassium, 15 mg phosphorus, 27 mg calcium, 22 mg magnesium, and 1.25 mg manganese.