Blackberry vs. Blueberry

The difference between blackberries and blueberries

Blackberries and blueberries are small fruits that are very rich in antioxidants and are very healthy for you. There are free radicals in the body that cause diseases and cause aging. The antioxidants in these berries eliminate the free radicals so that our bodies are healthy.

Blackberries

Blackberries, known as Rubus fructiosis, is one of over 1000 species in the Rubus genus and is one of the famous berries in the same classification as dewberries and raspberries. They are an excellent source of Vitamin C and fiber. Vitamin C is an important nutrient for the reduction of cancer cells. Diabetics should also eat blackberries because do not contain any fats and they are low in calories.

Blueberries

Blueberries, known as Vaccinium Cyanococcus, belong to the Vacinnium genus in which you will also find bilberries and cranberries. There are two kinds of blueberries – those that grow on bushes low to the ground and those that grow on higher bushes. They have exceptional anti-aging properties. The largest producers of low bush berries are found in Main, while the largest producers of high-bush blueberries are found in Michigan.

The difference between blackberries and blueberries

Blueberries contain pterostilbene, which, according to research, lowers cholesterol levels in the body and in this way helps prevent heart disease. Blackberries are perfect for diabetics because they are low-calorie and do not contain any fats. Blackberries are black but can be purple when they are ripe. Blueberries are light blue and turn a darker color blue as they ripen. Blackberries grow on vines that are close to the ground, but blueberries can grow on both low and high bushes.

They each have the same vitamins and are rich in antioxidants, which eliminate free radicals from the body that can cause disease.

Summary

  1. Blueberries are high in pterostilbene, which lowers cholesterol levels. Blackberries are low in calories and have no fats, which makes them perfect for diabetics.
  2. Blueberries are in the same family as bilberries and cranberries. Blackberries belong to the family of famous berries, such as dewberries and raspberries.
  3. Blueberries are dark blue when they are ripe and blackberries range from dark purple to black when they are ripe.

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