Red grapes, raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants… with the month of February it is time to enjoy the delicious red berries. The season of the most intense flavour begins!
If you are one of who loves strawberries and red berries flavours, you are lucky because this February they are in season. Besides, its intense flavour, these are very beneficial fruits for our health. With interesting nutritional properties, they should be present in our diet to ensure that it is healthy and balanced. Let’s see their benefits:
Blackcurrant: High iron content.
Blackcurrants were called “the forbidden fruit” in United States until 2003, curious right? However, these little beauties contain a lot of Vitamin C, B5, B6, and B1. Besides, they provide a large amount of iron and other minerals. They help reduce the risk of certain types of cancers, neurological diseases and fight inflammation.
Red grapes: resveratrol.
If there is one thing that characterises red grapes it is resveratrol. This natural anti-inflammatory reduces cholesterol and protects it from pathogens such as fungi or bacteria. It is also an antioxidant, protects your skin and provides health to your hair. A small fruit with great benefits.
Raspberries: vitamin C.
Raspberries are also a powerful antioxidant that stand out especially for their content of vitamin C, fibre and folic acid, highly recommended in pregnant women. It is considered to be able to prevent some cancers such as breast, prostate and colorectal cancers.
Strawberries: gather strength.
Strawberries contain numerous minerals such as iron and magnesium, making them highly recommended for people with anaemia. Rich in vitamins C, K and folic acid, it helps people with rheumatism, hypertension, diabetes and are indicated for pregnant women and children.
As you see, eating red berries has many benefits for your health. We chose them for this reason to make one of our jams. Specifically, red fruits and strawberry are two of the flavours of our jams without added sugars. That way we manage to take care of your health twice: with all the benefits of these fruits and for being made without added sugars.