The Nutrition of Saskatoon Berries
|100 gram serving||85 calories|
|3.55 mg||Vitamin C|
|35.68 IU||Vitamin A|
It should be noted that Saskatoon berries provide 11 percent of the daily recommended intake of calcium, which is quite an achievement for a berry! It is believed that Native Americans used the Saskatoon berries for medicinal purposes. Today, Saskatoon berries are highly praised for their antioxidant content, specifically phenolics, flavonols and anthocyanins. Flavonoids are antioxidants that may have inflammatory, anti-diabetic and chemo-protective effects.
*(Information compliments of Bylands.com).