1. Give your immunity a boost.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C.
2. Maintain your healthy vision.
The antioxidant in strawberries may help to prevent cataracts, which lead to blindness in older age.
3. Ward off cancer.
Vitamin C is one of the antioxidants that can help with cancer prevention. A phytochemical called Ellagic acid has been shown to yield anti-cancer properties like suppressing cancer cell growth. Strawberries contain antioxidants lutein and zeathancins. Antioxidants are scavengers to free-radicals and neutralize the potentially negative effect they can have on our cells.
4. Keep your wrinkles at bay.
vitamin C is vital to the production of collagen, which helps to improve skin’s elasticity and resilience.
5. Lower your cholesterol.
Ellagic acid and flavonoids can provide an antioxidant effect that benefits heart health. One way includes counteracting the effect of low-density lipoprotein, or LDL — bad cholesterol in the blood, which causes plaque to build up in arteries. A second way is that they are anti-inflammatory.
6. Reduce pesky inflammation.
The antioxidants and phytochemicals found in strawberries may help to reduce inflammation of the joints, which may cause arthritis and can lead to heart disease.
7. Regulate blood pressure.
Potassium is a heart healthy nutrient, and strawberries are considered a “medium source.” Potassium can help regulate blood pressure and may even help to lower high blood pressure by acting as a buffer against the negative effects of sodium.
8. Boost your fiber intake.
Fiber is a necessity for healthy digestion’s. Problems that can arise from lack of fiber include constipation and diverticulitis — an inflammation of the intestines, which affects approximately 50 percent of people over 60.
9. Aid in weight management.
Strawberries are naturally low in calories, fat-free and low in both sodium and sugars.
10. Help to promote pre-natal health.
Folate is a B-vitamin recommended for women who are pregnant or trying to conceive. . . . 🔹
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