DetailsBlack mulberries grow wild in the north-eastern Provinces of Parwan, Kapisa, and Badakhshan in Afghanistan. This delicious dried fruit is low in calories (just 43 cal per 100 g) but rich in many health promoting plant derived compounds, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.
- Mulberries have significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals called anthocyanins.
- They also contain resveratrol, another polyphenol flavonoid antioxidant.
- They are an excellent source of vitamin-C (36.4 mcg per 100, about 61% of RDI), which is also a powerful natural antioxidant as well as a good source of minerals like potassium, manganese, and magnesium.
- They are also rich in the B-complex group of vitamins and vitamin K and an excellent source of iron, which is a rare feature among berries, contains 1.85 mg/100 g (about 23% of RDI).
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