Strawberry, is one of the most liked and the healthiest food/fruit across the globe. Due to its exotic taste and color, it is highly liked by kids and all. One should include this fruit in their daily diet.
According to researches and studies done, it has been clarified that including 4-6 strawberries in your daily diet can do miracles for your health. Berries are the richest source of antioxidants, and an energy booster.
Botanical name- Fragaria X ananassa
Nutrients in Strawberry fruit:
- Vitamin A, C, E, K
- Dietary fibres
Now, we shall be looking at the health benefits of Strawberry. It is a superfood and rich in health benefits. If you not a fan of strawberries then these benefits will surely make you. Let’s have a look to it.
Health benefits of berry fruit; Strawberries:
1. Promotes Eye health–
Glossy and red strawberries are one of the richest source of Vitamin A and carotenes. These both compounds are well-known to increase eyesight. The antioxidant properties in strawberries help to prevent eye diseases like cataract, eye flu, myopia etc. Strawberries also protect our eyes from exposure to free-radicals from the sun’s harsh UV rays, which can damage the protein in the lens.
2. Best friend for your skin–
One who include strawberries in their daily diet are always having toned and younger skin. The vitamins and carotenes present help to keep skin issues such as wrinkles, pigmentation etc at bay. Mashed strawberries if applied on face, makes your skin clear and wrinkle free.
3. Fight Bad Cholesterol–
Today 6 out of 10 suffers from Cholesterol problem. Thank God, we have an able and natural remedy for it; it is Strawberry. Berries, especially the strawberry contains Ellagic acid and flavonoids which are best known elements to curb heart problems. It provides an anti-inflammatory effect to your heart, which keeps all sort of cardiac disorders in bay.
4. Balance levels of Blood Pressure–
Potassium, which is the best thing to regulate blood pressure, is highly found in Strawberries. It acts as a buffer against the negative effects of sodium. If you are suffering from high or low blood pressure, then must include these fruits in your diet.
5. Best for Weight loss–
If you are also craving to loose some ponds, then this glossy fruit is going to be your best friend. Among all the fruits, strawberries are the low-calorie food and fat-free. Strawberry contains natural sugars, which does no harm to your body in case of weight. One willing to loose weight, should take 6-8 ripe strawberries with light breakfast.
So now I guess that you have got many reasons to include these cute berries in your diet! These are extremely beneficial and good for health.
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She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.
She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.