Blackberries are available fresh and frozen for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose blackberries that are shiny and not bruised or leaking.
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, High in fiber, High in vitamin C, High in vitamin K, High in copper, Good source of zinc
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Blackberries are low in fat.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Blackberries are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Blackberries are sodium free.
- Blackberries, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Blackberries are low in fat and contain no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Blackberries are high in fiber.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors.
Refrigerate blackberries for 3-6 days; wash just before using.
Check out our blackberry recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Foods
African / Cajun, Creole
Social Media Posts
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#DYK Blackberries are high in fiber and vitamin C. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
Enjoying more fruits and vegetables, inclusive of fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, is a delicious way to enjoy a happy, healthy and active lifestyle. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant