Red Currant is a type of berry that belongs to the gooseberry family. There are 3 currant varieties - red, black and white. Red currants are a bit more more acidic than black ones, yet somewhat sweet. They are rich in fiber, low in calories, full of antioxidants and a great source of vitamins and minerals. They can help boost immune system, reduce inflammation, purify blood, improve skin health and good for cardiovascular health.