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Health and Beauty Benefits of Strawberries

August 15, 2019

Strawberries are a low sugar fruit.

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Health and beauty benefits of strawberries.

Let’s talk about the health and beauty benefits of strawberries. Strawberries are a low sugar fruit. Strawberries help to boost collagen production. They are also rich in vitamin C. One handful of strawberries contains more vitamin C than one orange.

Ellagic acid help to stabilize blood sugar and promote healthy cells for radiance. They are also rich in manganese, which supports mitochondrial defense. Strawberries help to cool the body because they help to generate hydrating fluids, this is especially beneficial for strong supple skin.

Eating strawberries are also very good for your eyesight. The antioxidants help to fight free radicals help protect the eyes from damage.  The way that free radicals affect your eyes can be in the form of degeneration of optical nerves and macular degeneration. 

Strawberries are heart-healthy too. The protective properties of phytochemicals and flavonoids help to keep the cardiovascular system in good health. Eating them can help with high blood pressure because strawberries contain potassium, which has been shown to help people prone to heart attacks and strokes.

Key Nutrients:

Flavonoids, anthocyanins, vitamin C, vitamin A, omega-3, potassium, magnesium, silica.

Nutritional Report of Strawberries:

*per 1 cup raw

  • Carbohydrates | 12g
  • Fiber | 3g
  • Vitamin C | 149% DV
  • Manganese | 29% DV
  • Folate | 9% DV
  • Potassium | 7% DV
  • Antioxidants | anthocyanins, tannins, flavonols, resveratrol, ellagic acid, catechins, and more.

Eating Suggestions:

It is best to aim for 1/4 cup or 2 handfuls of berries daily. Would you like to try out some of my famous strawberry recipes, try my Healthy Strawberry Keto Craving Crushers.

Connect and Letā€™s Discuss the Health and Beauty Benefits of Strawberries!

I hope I got to share something new about the health and beauty benefits of strawberries. I would love to hear what your favorite strawberry recipe is. Let me know in the comments below. You can also connect with me @Eat_Your_Nutrition on Instagram. I love seeing your photos. #EatYourNutrition #LauraVillanueva

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