Not only are strawberries a firm family favourite fruit there are so many health benefits.
Strawberries are loaded with antioxidants, which not only promote optimal healthy, but help to ward off chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Strawberries contain ellagic acid and flavonoids, which can benefit the heart in a number of ways including counteracting the effect of bad cholesterol in the blood.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C. One cup, or about six large berries, provide roughly 89 milligrams of vitamin C, meaning you can get your RDA recommended nutrient intake in one serving* and give your immune system that extra boost.
Strawberries are a good source of folate – a B-vitamin that is necessary in the early stages of pregnancy to help in the development of the baby’s brain, skull and spinal cord.