Jasmine Heiler has righty said, “Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent & sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward.”
Belonging to the family of apple and plums, this yummy, delicious and luscious fruit is one of main attractions of winters. Loaded with minerals and vitamins, strawberries are low in calories and full of healthy antioxidants.
Benefits of Strawberries
Here are listed some of the noteworthy benefits of strawberries. Read to know more about this wonderful fruit.
Burn the Stored Fat:
Strawberries have the colored pigment anthocyanins which is capable of burning off the accumulated fat.
Boost Short Term Memory:
According to scientists anthocyanin pigment boosts short term memory by as much as 100 percent within eight weeks. Amazing but true!
High in Fiber and Low in Calories:
Strawberries are rich in fiber and poor in calorie content. One average cup of strawberries has merely 54 calories.
C-reactive protein (CRP) is the natural signal of inflammation in your body. Strawberries reduce the blood level of CRP and consequently lower inflammation.
Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease:
The risk of cardiovascular ailments is lowered by the presence of flavonoids in strawberries. These flavonoids are responsible for imparting the unique color to strawberries.
Promote Bone Health:
Being rich in potassium, vitamin K and magnesium, strawberries are good for enhancing your bone health.
Prevent Oesopageal cancer:
Studies have revealed that powdered freeze-dried strawberries can keep human oesophageal cancer at bay.
Enriched with biotin and ellagic acid, which is essential for strengthening nails, hair and for preventing sagging of skin, strawberries have remarkable role in delaying the process of aging.
Whiten your Teeth:
Strawberries can keep your teeth white due to the presence of acids in them. Simply cut the delicious fruit and rub a thin slice on your teeth to make them sparkling white.
This will remove tartar fro teeth and let the strawberry juice remain on them for 1-2 minutes. Then gargle with water. Ready for a perfect white smile!
Aptly called ‘the queens of fruits’, strawberries are blessed with immense health benefits so, grab a handful of this amazing refreshing and delicious fruits and stay healthy!