10 Health Benefits Of Strawberries You Need To Know About
Written by: Kat Gal
If you ask me, strawberries are some of the most delicious fruits out there. If you ask health and nutrition experts, they will tell you that strawberries are some of the most powerful fruits you can eat for your health. It’s time to ask yourself, why don’t you have a big plate of strawberries in front of you already?
Okay, okay, run to the kitchen quick, but then cozy up with a bowl of strawberries to learn about their magical benefits.
10 Health Benefits Of Strawberries
1. Strawberries Can Burn Fat
Strawberries contain anthocyanins in their red color, which can help burn stored fat in your body. Weight loss through berries = magic.
2. Strawberries Can Boost Your Memory
Anthocyanins must really wield some powerful magic, because they can also boost your short term memory within 8 short weeks by a whopping 100 percent!
3. Strawberries Are Low In Calories
One cup of strawberries only has 54 calories, yet strawberries are super high in nutrients and fiber, making them remedying and filling. And when you are eating lower calorie nutritious foods versus high-calorie junk, you can further promote weight loss.
4. Strawberries Can Lower Inflammation
Strawberries can lower the blood levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in your body. What is CRP? It is the signal for inflammation in your body. Lower CRP means lower inflammation. This means better health.
5. Strawberries Can Protect Your Heart
Strawberries are full of flavonoids that can lower your risk of heart disease. The number one killer in America (heart disease) has nothing on you when you eat strawberries.
6. Strawberries Can Promote Bone Health
Strawberries are abundant in potassium, magnesium and vitamin K that are all essential for your bone health.
7. Strawberries Can Prevent Esophageal Cancer
You thought freeze-dried fruits were just sweet snacks? Turns out freeze-dried strawberries can prevent esophageal cancer.
8. Strawberries Can Keep You Younger
Sure, the number of candles on your cake will still be increasing each year, but strawberries can keep you looking young. The ellagic acid in strawberries can prevent sagging and the biotin content can build strong nails and hair.
9. Strawberries Can Promote Weight Loss
Aside from their low calorie content and fiber, strawberries also promote blood flow and oxygen in your body that can help you reach your weight loss goals.
10. Strawberries Can Promote Eye Health
Forget carrots. Okay, don’t forget about them, but know that strawberries are good for your eyes too and can lower your risk of macular degeneration.
Knowing all these 10 powerful benefits of strawberries, I bet you are ready for another bowl. Eat up, they’re good for you. You can add strawberries to your fruit salads, green salads and green smoothies as well. They serve as a good ice cream topping too… just sayin’.
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Are you ready for strawberry season? Do you have any fun recipes using strawberries? Share them in the comments below. We would love to try your ideas.
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Kat Gál is a multi-passionate writer, world traveler, nomad, runner, and cat-person. She is a lifelong learner who lives outside of her comfort zones stretching her boundaries and discovering beauty around the world. She is a Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach who encourages others to embrace their unique authentic selves, follow their heart and find their own version of freedom in life.
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