Raspberry jam is a traditional delicacy obtained by cooking raspberries with sugar for canning.
Raspberry jam is used as an ingredient in the preparation of pastries, cakes and desserts, and used separately with tea, ice cream, and bread. In addition to the pleasant taste, raspberry jam is very useful, it is used as a remedy for treating colds, as a febrifuge, as a product that restores immunity and vitality of the body.
Raspberry jam - a product rich in minerals and vitamins, so it is not only tasty, but also very useful. The composition of raspberry jam includes such macro-and micronutrients as iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium. Raspberry jam is rich in vitamins, among which are C, A, B1, B2, PP, E, and beta-carotene. All these vitamins and minerals are necessary for the normal functioning of the body. Raspberry jam can be a good source of these vitamins and minerals for the human body with regular and moderate use.
Due to the high content of vitamins, macro-and micronutrients, raspberry jam is very useful for the body. The main advantage of raspberry jam is the presence of phytoncides present in raspberries, which are called natural antibiotics. Due to phytoncides, raspberry jam has an excellent antimicrobial effect, in addition, these substances accelerate metabolic processes, as they are natural antioxidants.
Raspberry contains natural acetylsalicylic acid, which has a antipyretic effect on the human body, so it is recommended to use raspberry jam at an elevated temperature as an antipyretic agent. In addition, unlike aspirin raspberry jam does not provoke the development of gastric ulcers and gastritis.
Vitamins contained in raspberry jam, contribute to improving the skin, improving immunity, raising the level of vitality.
Raspberry jam is also useful for people with thick blood, as the substances contained in it make the blood more liquid, thus reducing the risk of blood clots and the occurrence of strokes.
Raspberry jam can be harmful for people with allergies to raspberries, as there are a lot of active substances in raspberry jam. Allergy sufferers before eating raspberries are best to consult with their doctor in order to find out if they can eat raspberry jam at all and in what quantities. If used excessively, raspberries these active substances can cause an allergic reaction even in a healthy person.
People with contraindications to raspberry jam should refuse it altogether. And to all the others, in order for the raspberry jam to bring only benefit and not harm, it is strongly recommended to use it moderately.