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Boysenberries are actually very popular berries and are not found in every grocery store, but finding these purple berries is worth it. These are sweet, tasty and have amazing health benefits that you may not even know about. Look at the following facts about Boysenberries.

A cup of frozen boysenberries contains the following in the following amount:

Calories 66

Protein 1.45 grams

Fiber 7 grams

Minerals in boysenberries:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in boysenberries while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium – 183 mg

Phosphorus – 36 mg

Magnesium – 21 mg

Calcium – 36 mg

Sodium – 1 mg

Iron – 1.12 mg

Selenium 0.3 mcg

Manganese – 0.722 mg

Copper – 0.106 mg

Zinc – 0.29 mg

Also contains small amounts of other minerals.

Vitamins in boysenberries:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin A – 88 IU

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.07 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.049 mg

Niacin – 1.012 mg

Folate – 83 mcg

Pantothenic Acid – 0.33 mg

Vitamin B6 – 0.074 mg

Vitamin C – 4.1 mg

Vitamin E – 1.15 mg

Vitamin K – 10.3 mcg

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Health benefits of boysenberries:

These are rich in fiber content. Fibers help in not only digestion and prevent you from constipation, but also in keeping clear your vessels.

They are enriched with folate and vitamin B. Both of which are necessary for the process involved in the synthesis of energy and also blood cells.

These are also rich in vitamin E which is very important for the body.

Written by Jayne

July 29th, 2013 at 10:20 am