Strawberries

Ooooh, these popular little fruit are so deliciously fragrant &sweet and are packed full of beneficial antioxidants & polyphenols. They’re high in simple sugars, but also high in water content, which makes their carb levels relatively low.

 

  • 27 calories / 100g
  • 92% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin C& K
  • Folate (B9)
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Dietary fibre

 

Strawberries may:

  • Increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower blood pressure & improve heart health.
  • Decrease oxidative stress, inhibit inflammation & improve vascular functioning.
  • Regulate blood sugar & prevent metabolic syndrome & type 2 diabetes.
  • Protect the skin from damage & reduce the appearance of aging.
  • Support brain health & prevent neurological disease.
  • Boost immunity & reduce symptoms of cold & flus.
  • Regulate production of fat burning hormones to support weight loss.
  • Aid detoxification processes & prevent leaky gut syndrome.
  • Help reduce muscle degeneration & prevent arthritic symptoms
  • Help support healthy pregnancy.
  • Suppress the growth of cancer cells.