Reasons to eat strawberries

These flavoured fruits are a delicious dessert, also having many curative properties.

Strawberries have proven useful in detoxifying cures but also as sources of vitamins and antioxidants. According to research and studies, people who choose foods rich in antioxidants have a great advantage against cancerous diseases. Strawberries also contain fibres thus reducing cholesterol and triglycerides, being a useful aid in the fight against heart disease and hypertension. These fruits contain vitamins B5, B6, C, K, manganese, potassium, folic acid and phytonutrients to help fight free radicals. Vitamin C and B complex help prevent diseases that lead to cell degeneration and vision damage.

Strawberries are giving the body an energy and vitamin boost, improving the immune system and at the same time, fighting anaemia, fatigue and insomnia. They are very effective in maintaining body weight because of the low cholesterol and saturated fat levels. One cup of strawberries is an intake of 55 calories.

Studies have shown that strawberries are useful as an adjuvant in diabetes by balancing blood sugar thanks to polyphenols composition. The consumption of these fruits is very good for the liver and bile, helping against liver failure and disorders of bile by the content of vitamin K.

Other benefits include helping treat gout and rheumatism, in alcoholic and tobacco poisoning, fat burns, revitalizing the body and healing wounds and burns.

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