Live Long with Loganberries

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The Loganberries are so called because they are the creation, an accidental creation of James Harvey Logan. These are the crossbreeds of raspberries and blackberries but slightly bigger than both of them. Their deep red colour is fascinating, so is its sweet and tart taste. These can be found in late spring or early summer. Its taste is perfect for making desserts and things like jams, jellies pies, etc. These usually grow in thorny bushes and have oval leaves.

Loganberries are not only delicious, but also healthy. Its taste clearly defies the saying that delicious is harmful. It is loaded with-

24_mainVitamin C: Which helps the body to develop resistance against some diseases like scavenges infections and free radicals. It also prevents respiratory problems such as lung cancer and asthma. It also lessens the chances of hypertension by keeping the blood pressure in check.

Manganese: Manganese helps in functioning of nervous system and metabolism of food. It also works as antioxidant and prevents cancer and heart disease.

Vitamin B1: Also known as Thiamine, it breaks down sugar in the body and helps in working of nervous system and heart.

Vitamin B6: It boosts the immunity and breaks down carbohydrate, fats and amino acids. It also regulates the glucose level in blood and maintains lymph-node’s health.

Vitamin B9: Folate helps in functioning of liver.

Vitamin B12: Folic acid plays a key role in functioning of nervous system and DNA synthesis. It also maintains the health of red blood cells and working of neurological system.

Dietary Fibres: They help in digestion and peristalsis this helping in indigestion and constipation.

Loganberry is also full of other nutrients such as Calcium, Zinc, Fluoride, Iron, Phosphorus, Sodium, Selenium, Magnesium, Copper, Potassium, Vitamins A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Protein, Carbohydrates and Antioxidants etc. In 1 cup or 147 grams of Loganberries, there are 81 kilo calories, 2.23 grams of protein, 0.46 grams of total fat, and 19.14 grams of carbohydrate and 7.8 grams of fibre.

24_rasberyBefore buying the Loganberries, make sure they are firm to touch and are unblemished. You can store them in refrigerator up to four days. You can add it to your daily diet in any way you wish.

Here is the recipe of Loganberry Jam that you can take every morning in breakfast.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups Loganberries
  • 4 cups of granulated sugar

Wash the berries and remove any green bush. Prick them and place them in a pan. Squeeze gently to release some of the juices. Cook on a low flame until the fruit starts coming apart. This takes almost 2-3 hours. Add sugar and bring it to boil stirring constantly so that it does not stick to the pan. Place a small amount on the plate. If it retains its shape and wrinkles when you push it with your finger, your jam is ready. Transfer the mixture in a sterilized jar and leave it undisturbed for an hour in a cool dry place.

Now that you know the benefits of Loganberry, deliver fruit basket loaded with these awesome berries to your loved ones.

Is the fruit basket the perfect gift?

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For ages, people have been sharing gifts with each others as a token of gratitude or love. The packages that are commonly sent are gift cards, flowers, alcohol, etc. However, for many people, selecting these gifts can be really a tedious task, especially if they are not aware of the recipient’s preferences and tastes. Sending the wrong gift or type can leave a bad impression on the person or the gift might simply be kept aside. This means that if the gift is not selected right, then it would not be well received or meets its objective. It is the fruit basket that is considered to be a common gift which can be shared with anyone and on any occasion. It is noticed that the sales of fruit hampers have gone very high in the recent years and gift shops and online stores that keep a collection of the different varieties witness huge sales.

Why deliver fruit basket?

Fruits are quite nutritious for people of all ages and are strongly recommended by health practitioners and fitness experts. They have their own benefits. Unlike other gifts, they are easy to choose and also very much affordable. Although there are thousands of gifts ranging from electronics, toys, fashion apparels, perfumes, etc. available in the market, it is fruits that score much higher over them and are popular. Being affordable, they were found to be the most in demand even during the economic recession. It is a great way to take care of others and to show that the sender does remember them and wish them good health.

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Importance of fruit baskets

Vegetable and fruit baskets are adaptable, versatile and also customizable, with other types of products. They do carry plenty of meanings to those receiving it. It also can serve effectively as an apology or a message in the form of get well soon or congratulations, anniversaries, celebration, birthday or just about anything. It can also be given just out of love and for no reason. Fruits have rather brought a unique way to bring out the messages and get them across to the recipient who can have 100% positive feeling.

Nutritious and health benefits

Fruits do have plenty of health benefits, and there is no denying this fact. These are less grouchy, ill and lethargic. They do assist in boosting the immune system of the individual in a natural way, and being organic, do not have any side effect. Instead, they strengthen the body and mind of the person who consumes them and make him strong and resistant towards different types of illness and diseases.

Delivering the fruit hampers in a fresh state

Every reputed online gift store makes it a point to store only farm fresh fruits that are completely hygienic in nature. They ensure that the ordered hamper reaches its destination in a fresh state along with the message and retains its nutritious properties. This is the reason why the sales of fruit hampers have increased over a period of time.