Do You Know the Benefits of Blackberries?

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Blackberries provide the following health benefits for your body:

Contain antibacterial properties

Help to strengthen the immune system

A good source of Omega 3 

Reduces inflammation

Contains Vitamin K and Vitamin C

Helps with short-term memory

Excellent source of fiber

Has anti- cancer properties

Antioxidants

Lowers cholesterol 

Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle

Boosts energy

Improves eyesight

Aids in preventing heart disease

Contains UV protection for the skin

Try this blackberry recipe:

                                                                     

                   

   Blackberry Spinach Salad

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                                                                                8 cups baby spinach

                                                                             1 cup walnuts or pecans

                                                                             1 pint fresh blackberries

                                                                            Blackberry balsamic vinaigrette

                                                                           To make the blackberry balsamic vinaigrette:

                                                                            1/2 cup blackberry juice

                                                                             1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

                                                                             2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 

                                                                            1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

                                                               Toss together all the ingredients. Drizzle with the                                                               blackberry balsamic vinaigrette. Serve and enjoy

                                                 

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