Health Benefits

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information for all products is provided on product packaging, however if you’d like to know more about the products please feel free to contact us. We’d be only too happy to have a chat to you.

Health Benefits

Blueberries and raspberries have a number of health benefits. Blueberries contain higher percentages of anti-oxidants than any other fruit and have high levels of anthocyanins. Blueberries have been shown to improve skin condition, eyesight, co-ordination and assist in fighting the effects of cancer, arthritis, artery hardening and bladder infections.

Raspberries also have high levels of anti-oxidants however are more well known for containing ellagic and salicylic acids. Ellagic acid is used in cancer treatment, as well as a useful remedy for stomach upsets. Salicylic acid protects against heart disease.

For further information on the health benefits of blueberries and raspberries please visit some of the following internet sites or ask Rob, the guy who’s making it work on the farm. Email: sue@hamptonblue.com.au or phone +61 (0)7 4697 9287

Raspberries: Red Raspberry, Ellagic Acid (1), Ellagic Acid (2), Wikipedia on the health and nutritional value of raspberries

Blueberries: Blueberry health on Wikipedia, Blueberries on Foodwatch

These sources are probably out dated by now but they’re were relevant at the time. ¬†Anyway, eat up, they taste good!