Strawberries are incredibly flavorful and downright delicious. But, they’re actually super nutritious, too. Keep reading to learn more about how strawberries can support your health goals.
Rich in Vitamin C + antioxidants
Strawberries are a great source of vitamin C, which helps with immunity and skin health. This nutrient along with other antioxidants help reduce the risk of cancer, stroke, diabetes and heart disease.
Great source of other vitamins and minerals too
Strawberries have a lot more than just vitamin c. They're a great source of manganese, folate and potassium. And, have smaller quantities of iron, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamins B6, K and E, too.
Low in calories
Strawberries are low in calories, coming in at 32 calories per 3.5 oz serving.
High water content
Did you know you can eat fruits and vegetables with high water content to help hydrate your body? Strawberries are a delicious way to hydrate your body.
Helps regulate blood sugar and insulin levels
Studies have shown that strawberries slow down glucose digestion and reduce glucose and insulin spikes following a carb heavy meal.
Adds to your fiber intake for the day
Strawberries have 2g of fiber per 3.5 oz serving. We could all use a little more fiber, right?
So many more benefits that we can’t count
If those points weren’t enough, research has shown that they also reduce inflammation, blood pressure, and cholesterol too.
Start growing your own strawberry patch and reap the health benefits of growing the most nutritious strawberry around.