Everything You Need to Know About Berries

Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, LDN
by Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, LDN
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A popular and versatile fruit, berries are naturally sweet and rich in fiber, which helps boost fullness and stabilize blood sugar. Berries are also low in calories and contain a variety of phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Research suggests phytonutrients play an important role in delaying the aging process and reducing the risk of disease.

Here, a look at the nutritional highlights for the top-five most commonly consumed berries, how to store them and more:

About the Author

Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, LDN
Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, LDN

Kristina is a board certified sports dietitian located in Orlando, Florida where she specializes in intuitive and mindful eating. She is the author of the food and nutrition blog, Love & Zest where she shares {mostly} healthy recipes with simple ingredients that are meant for real life. As a new mom, she knows that eating well and living an active lifestyle isn’t always easy… but it’s always worth it!! Kristina loves spending time outdoors with her family, sweaty workouts, and a good cup of coffee. Get in touch with her for one-on-one nutrition coaching (virtually or in person), or connect with her on PinterestInstagramFacebook  and YouTube.

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