Health Benefits of the Strawberry

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In season these days’ strawberries are considered to be the most popular type of berry in the world. A red fruit with seed piercing through its surface, a strawberry thought is small but has major health benefits. All in all strawberry is a superstar a power house and nutritional punch.

Nutritional Punch

Serving size1 cup ( 8 to 10 strawberries )
Calories50-55
Protein1 gram
Carbohydrates11.65 grams
Dietary Fiber3.81 grams
Calcium23.24 milligrams
iron0.63 milligrams
magnesium16.60 milligrams
phosphorus31.54 milligrams
potassium44.82 milligrams
selenium1.16 milligrams
vitamin c94.12 milligrams
folate29.38mcg
vitamin a44.82iu

 

Health facts

Strawberries are recognized in having more vitamin c than many citrus fruits this vitamin c in strawberries serves as an antioxidant that can help lower blood pressure. Also vitamin ensures a healthy immune system.

Strawberries contain manganese an essential nutrient that is an antioxidant and anti inflammatory agent and fights against free radicals and oxidative stress and lessens cellular inflammation-another cause of cardiovascular diseases.

Potassium, vitamin K and magnesium in strawberries help in bone building and maintaining proper bone structure.

Vitamin C and Foliate in strawberries are a delicious defense against cancer cells.

The dietary fiber in strawberries helps to keep digestion regular.

The phenols in strawberries also fight against many inflammatory disorders like osteoarthritis, asthma

And atherosclerosis

Several recent studies have found regular intake of strawberries to be associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Strawberry Tip for white shining teeth:

Blend one large strawberry with half a teaspoon of baking soda. Spread the paste on your teeth with water and brush your teeth with normal tooth paste.

Luscious Strawberry banana smoothie:

Ingredients:

5-7 fresh strawberries

½ tin pineapple

2 ripe bananas

3-4 tablespoon sugar

¾ cup coconut water

Ice cubes

Directions:

Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth. A delicious and healthy smoothie is ready.

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