Berry Nutrition 101: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits
Berries: They’re delicious. They’re nutritious. And fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are thought to provide a number of impressive health benefits. The oh-so sweet flavor of berries does more than satisfy your taste buds—these bright, colorful fruits are rich in antioxidants, keeping you stronger and healthier. If that's not enough to get you to boost your daily dose of berries, we think the following nutritional facts are!
While many of us might think sipping down a glass of orange juice is the easiest way to get Vitamin C, did you know that just 8 strawberries contain more Vitamin C than an orange (per serving)?
Strawberries are also filled with fiber, which keeps you fuller for longer and aids in your digestion. That's a lot of nutritional value for one little fruit! Click here to learn more about strawberries, along with proper storage and handling tips to keep them fresher for longer.
Strawberries are an excellent source of:
Strawberries are a good source of:
Interested in the full nutrition facts for strawberries? See below:
Serving size: 8 medium berries (147g)
Total fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrate: 11g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
A question we are commonly asked is how many carbs per strawberry? (e.g., how many carbs does an individual strawberry have?). It’s estimated that each individual strawberry has 1.4 carbs.
Blueberries may be small in size, but they are BIG in nutritional value and are one of the sweetest superfoods out there! If you’re trying to aid your digestive system or improve cognitive function, adding blueberries to your regular diet can help with both.
Versatilely delicious, just 1 cup of blueberries packs a nutritious punch, offering more antioxidants per serving than an apple!
Blueberries are an excellent source of:
Vitamins C & K
Blueberries are a good source of:
Interested in the full nutrition facts for blueberries? See below:
Serving size: 1 cup (140g)
Total fat: 1g
Total Carbohydrate: 27g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Raspberries are as nutritious as they are beautiful! Since they are rich in flavonoids and gallic acid, they play a vital role in heart health and can help prevent cardiovascular disease. In addition, raspberries are also full of Vitamin C and therefore help boost your immune system. Just one serving (1 cup) of raspberries offers 8 grams of fiber— more than most fruits!
Raspberries are an excellent source of:
Raspberries are a good source of:
Interested in the full nutrition facts for raspberries? See below:
Serving size: 1 cup (125g)
Total fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrate: 17g
Dietary Fiber: 8g
Blackberries are sweet and versatilely delicious, but did you know that blackberries pack a nutritious punch? Just one serving (1 cup) of blackberries provides more vitamin K than a peach and is thought to boost brain health!
Blackberries are an excellent source of:
Vitamin C & K
Blackberries are a good source of:
Vitamins A & E
Interested in the full nutrition facts for blackberries? See below: