Strawberries are tiny, small fruits with full of flavour and great health benefits. These are also named as the red berries whereas they don’t belong to the berries family. This is the seasonal fruit and at this the time they are available with the rich red colour and fleshy texture. This fruit is grown commercially and also can be grown organically in your kitchen garden. Super health benefits of strawberries are beyond the limits. This fruit for me is the beauty queen and helps to improve your skin beauty. With all its cosmic benefits it also carries great health benefits.
Here we have a complete nutritional chart based on % daily value per 100 grams e.g. 100 grams of strawberries carries 2 % of calcium of daily requirement.
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It also carries about 91 g water per 100 grams of strawberries. Moreover it is also a good source of zinc, sodium, riboflavin, thiamine, ascorbic acid, poly saturated and mono saturated fats.
Health benefits of strawberries
Due to its high nutritional status it has a strong effect on your good health. United States ranked this fruit 27th amongst the best foods and 3rd best fruit as a great antioxidant among all fruits. This is a seasonal fruit and now day they are available in the market. You can get those 12 months in a year but in preserved form. The best way to have this fruit is in fresh raw form or in form of smoothies, shakes and salads.
Some of strong health impacts of strawberries are given for your information.
Strawberries are best to control your bad cholesterol. It carries many compounds which are heart friendly like folic acid, potassium, fibre, phytochemicals and phytosterols.
This fruit is such a healthy fruit to take during pregnancy. It is a rich source of vitamin C with the combination of iron. This is great to have in pregnancy and also keeps your baby healthy in the womb.
Strawberries are best to use in your weight loss regime. It carries 90 % water and low calorie content. Moreover high nutritional content helps to provide the nutritional requirement of your body to great extent.
It helps to boost your immunity as we already mentioned that they are ranked 3 amongst the high antioxidant fruits. It increases your body white blood cells with its combination of flavonoid and phytochemicals.
It also fight against many diseases as it lowers high blood pressure, heart friendly, proper functioning of brain and Alzheimer diseases. It helps to cure eyes, gout, cancer, arthritis and good for diabetic patients.
Strawberries are good to give you younger looking skin. High vitamin C content increases collagen level which improves skin flexibility. It also acts a s an anti-inflammatory agent which helps to strengthen your skin.