Many people associate strawberries to deserts but do you know this red and juicy berry is one of the healthiest fruits available. Besides adding bright colour and a taste to the food it helps in making your heart healthy that it why it is associated with love! Read on to know the bountiful health benefits of strawberries.
Less calories: Strawberries are low on calories. A bowl of strawberries contain only 43 calories.
Helps in digestion: The dietary ﬁber in strawberries helps to keep digestion, lowers blood pressure and also curbs overeating.
Healthy bones: The potassium, vitamin K and magnesium in strawberries are important for bone health.
Antioxidants: Manganese, an essential nutrient in strawberries acts as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inﬂammatory agent. It helps to ﬁght the battle against free radicals and oxidative stress.
Weight loss: The nitrate present in the fruit has positive effects on blood flow and oxygen around the body and stops muscles from becoming too tired after exercise.
Anti-ageing properties: The antioxidants protect the elastic fibers in our skin to help prevent sagging.
Full of nutrients: It is rich in B-complex group of vitamins and contains very good amounts of vitamin B-6, Vitamin C, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folic acid.
So pick a strawberry!