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Health Benefits

Blackberries and raspberries are rich in antioxidants and cancer-preventing compounds, making for a healthy one-two punch.

Raspberries and Human Health: Time for Recognition
This abstract addresses the health benefits of consuming raspberries, including their role in the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and aging. The author also weighs in on current raspberry research and a study on the effect of frozen red raspberries on human health.

Topical Black Raspberry Extract and Skin Cancer
Black raspberry extract may have cancer-preventing properties, as this research abstract discusses.