Top 10 health benefits of Strawberries
According to Judd Handler’s article in Mother Nature Network, Strawberry lovers consume about 5 pounds of strawberries each year.
Strawberries are second only to apples in fresh-fruit popularity. Most strawberry lovers know that a serving contains a lot of vitamin C. In fact, one cup of strawberries (about eight medium-sized berries) yields 150 percent daily value (DV) of vitamin C. Talk about nutrient density! That’s a lot of vitamin C for only 50 calories.
Strawberries are also relatively high in fiber. One cup provides 3 grams, or 12 percent DV.
A handful of strawberries contains 12 grams of sugar. But when you factor in the fiber, strawberries have a low glycemic load; they will likely not make your blood sugar levels spike and then subsequently crash.
Let’s review some nutritional strawberry facts:
Five Nutritional Facts about Strawberries
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There is evidence that they just might. Two years ago, data revealed by researchers at Ohio State University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center concluded that seven common berries, including strawberries, prevented certain cancers from developing in in rodents.
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