Blackberries are an aggregate fruit consisting of many small, dark purple drupes with soft, fragile skin, surrounding a greenish-white core. Immature red and hard blackberries become mature, black, and shiny juicy fruit. Blackberries are also a source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to have several health benefits, including reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids also improve brain function, specifically memory and performance.
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