Health benefits of strawberries
1. Less in calories
Strawberries have one of the least amount of calories with only 54 and can be a health snack for all kinds of people any time.
2. Helps eye-sight
The risk of macular degeneration, a condition resulting in vision loss, can be reduced after consuming more than three servings of the fruit.
3. Lowers the risk of heart problems
The flavour and taste of strawberries are due to flavonoids in the fruit, which lowers the risk of heart diseases.
4. Burns fat
Stored fat inside the human body can be burnt by eating strawberry as its red colour has anthocyanins, which sparks burning of stored human fat in the body.
5. Improves bone health
The fruit has magnesium, vitamin K and potassium which improves bone health.
6. Helps losing weight
Strawberries have compound nitrate which helps blood flow and oxygen in the human body. The compound is great for losing weight.
7. Boosts STM
According to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the anthocyanins in strawberries increase short term memory by 100 percent in eight weeks.
8. Prevent Oesophageal cancer
Human oesophageal cancer can be prevented with the help of freeze-dried strawberry powder, according to a study.
The fruit has biotin which paves way for strong nails and hair. It also has antioxidant ellagic acid, which helps the body to prevent skin sagging.
10. Helps reduce inflammation
Strawberries decrease blood levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a signal of inflammation inside human body. According to a research, females who consumed 16 or more strawberries per week were 14 percent less likely to have high levels of the protein.