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Blackberries contain natural antioxidants that help protect us against numerous diseases including cancer. These black beauties also contain ellagic acid, a chemical known for its ability to prevent sun damage; it's also said to have restorative effects on previously damaged skin.
- one cup of blackberries provides more than 30 percent of our daily fiber needs and about 36 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin k—which promotes calcium absorption.
- One serving of blueberries provides about a quarter of our daily need for vitamin c, and about 14 percent of the recommended daily in take of fiber.