Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Strawberry Health Benefits

They're sweet, adorable and a great addition to almost anything you're eating. But do they actually have any nutritional benefits? Ohhhhh yes!

  1. Tons of fiber, 1 cup has 13% of the recommended daily fiber. Fiber helps to keep digestion regular, lowers blood pressure and keeps you full.
  2. The antioxidants in these are through the roof which help fight cancer.
  3. It has anti-inflammatory properties, which fight against osteoarthritis, asthma and atherosclerosis and certain cancers.
  4. Vitamin C can help lower blood pressure, it's good for your immune system, great for your eyes and helps fight certain cancers.
  5. The manganese, potassium, vitamin K and magnesium in the berries acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It's also great for your bones
  6. They help keep wrinkles away because of the vitamin C.
  7. They also help fight bad cholesterol.
  8. They promote pre-natal health because of the folate and vitamin B.
Make sure to buy these and others organic!
Calories in ONE CUP: 46

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