Mulberries are the fruits of mulberry trees (Morus), related to figs and breadfruit. Mulberry trees are traditionally grown for their leaves, mainly in Asia and North America, Because of their sweet flavor, impressive nutritional value and numerous health benefits, mulberries are gaining increased interest worldwide.
Chinese herbal medicine has used mulberry trees for thousands of years to treat diseases like heart disease, diabetes, anemia, and arthritis.
USES, Mulberries are a satisfying snack, and they can enhance many recipes. Try this sweet superfruit in trail mix, granola, yogurt, smoothies, and baked goods.
HEALTH BENEFITS, Beyond their sweet and delicate flavor, mulberries are an excellent source of nutrients including iron, calcium, vitamin C, protein and fiber. They also contain resveratrol, the anti-aging nutrient. Recent studies have shown that regular consumption of this special antioxidant may help promote a healthy cardiovascular system.