Since I was a child I have always loved strawberries fresh or frozen. During summer you could find me with a bowl of strawberries in my lap on daily basis as a child and even as a grownup if I can land my hands of the little red berries. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who would not love strawberries. How could you not, really … ?
Strawberries are not only a delicious fruit to have during the summer, the berries are also full of vitamins highly beneficial for your health. Strawberries have much more to offer to you then just the juicy and sweet flavour.
Here is why strawberries are so great:
1. Boost Immunity
Strawberries are a great source of Vitamin C which helps you keep your immune system nice and strong. A single serving of strawberries contains half of your daily requirement of Vitamin C.
2. Bone Health
The berries are contain vitamin K, potassium and magnesium which all are very important for the health of your bones.
Strawberries are full of biotin, which helps you keep your nails and hair strong. Also antioxidant ellagic acid is contained by strawberries, which helps to protect the elastic fibbers in your skin by preventing sagging.
4. Eye Health
The high level of antioxidants in strawberries will help to prevent cataracts and vitamin C will help to strengthen the eye’s retina and cornea.
5. Prevent Cancer
Vitamin C contained by strawberries will help you with cancer prevention by boosting your bodies immune system. Ellagic acid also found in strawberries is known to prevent cancer cell growth and keep your body healthy.
6. Boost Short Term Memory
Anthocyanins in strawberries will help you with boosting your short term memory by up to 100 % .
7. Burn Stored Fat
Anthocyanins contained in the red c alluring of strawberries will highly stimulate the burn of stored fat.
Ellagic acid and flavonoids are great for boosting your hearts health by acting against bad cholesterol in your blood, which can cause plaque to build up in your arteries and slow down the blood flow to your heart.
9. Prevent Heart Disease
Flavonoids found in strawberries will lower the risk of heart disease.
10. Weight Loss
Strawberries are great to help you with your weight management and weight loss. Compound Nitrate found in strawberries will promote your blood flow and increase the oxygen in your blood which is great for loosing weight. Strawberries are also low in calories, sodium, sugar and they are fat free, which all will help you control your weight.
So there you go 10 great health benefits the strawberries have! Love the little red, heart shaped berries even more? I thought so! If you know of any other health benefits strawberries have please don’t be shy share it below in the comments…