Know Your Fruits - Benefits Of Strawberries

Know Your Fruits - Benefits Of Strawberries
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The Strawberry is called ‘the queen of fruits” In Asian countries because it’s packed with health benefits. Compared to fruits like apples, oranges or bananas, strawberries have the highest amount of nutrients.

The Strawberry is called ‘the queen of fruits” In Asian countries because it’s packed with health benefits. Compared to fruits like apples, oranges or bananas, strawberries have the highest amount of nutrients. These juicy heart-shaped delights have much more to offer beyond sweetness and flavor such as:

• Strawberries are packed with Vitamin C, which helps boost your immunity and protects you from infections.
• Like most fruits and vegetables, strawberries too are high in antioxidants which help in fighting cancer.
• Strawberries are extremely low in calories, they have fibre which can leave you feeling fuller if you have them before a meal helping you in loosing weight.
• strawberries helps enhance memory by stimulating the signaling pathways.
• Regular consumption of strawberries can reduce the risk of a heart attack by 32% in young and middle-aged women.
• Due to their high potassium content, strawberries are recommended to those with high blood pressure to help negate the effects of sodium in the body.
• Eating foods that are high in water content and fiber like strawberries can help to keep you hydrated and your bowel movements regular which minimizes constipation
• Folic acid present in strawberries is essential for pregnant women to protect against neural tube defects in infants.
• Strawberries help in production of the feel-good hormones which not only regulate mood, but sleep and appetite as well.
• Strawberries contain potassium, vitamin K and magnesium which are important for bone health.
• Eating three or more servings of fruit like strawberries may lower the risk of macular degeneration, a condition resulting in vision loss.
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