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Blackberries

Blackberries are deep purple almost black fruit that have the same shape as raspberries. The blackberry spreads quite easily and is in some regions actually considered a weed. Blackberries are a good choice when making a healthy snack. You can eat them raw, but there is also lots of thing you can make of them.

Blackberries are not in fact berries but botanically classified as fruit. The blackberry is technically not just one fruit. Each blackberry consists of 80-100 small drupelets that are arranged in a circular form that looks like a miniature grape bunch.

How Do Blackberries Differ From Other Berries?

Blackberries might be one of the healthiest berries or fruits you can eat! Just like the European blueberry the blackberry contains lots of nutritional antioxidants that are crucial for our well-being.

Antioxidants are important compounds for our immune system. They are believed to help prevent and repair the stress that comes from oxidation. Blackberries contain very high levels of the antioxidant anthocyanin. Blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels of fruits tested.

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