all you need to know about the queen of fruits
Strawberries are called the queen of fruits in Asian countries due to all the amazing nutrients they have, essential for our health. Strawberries are a naturally sweet treat and a cup of this amazing fruit contains only 54 calories. Full of fiber, vitamin C and potassium, the benefits are endless and they definitely make a healthy addition to any diet!
Boosts immune system
The immune system is our body's first line of defense against infections, so we want it to be strong and healthy. Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, that stimulates the activity of our blood cells, boosting the immune system, and it also works as an antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals in our body. A single serving of strawberries has 150% of the daily requirement of vitamin C!
Promotes eye health
Eyes are the mirror of the soul, the lens through which we can see others, the world, and its beauty. The antioxidant properties and vitamins present in strawberries are amazing for our eyes: help to prevent cataracts, strengthen the eye's cornea and retina, protect from exposure to free-radicals from the sun’s harsh UV rays, which can damage the protein in the lens.
Regulates blood pressure
Blood runs through our body and we want to keep it as healthy as possible! Potassium is essential to our blood, as it helps regulate blood pressure and also helps to lower high blood pressure by acting as a buffer against the negative effects of sodium. A serving of strawberries has 134mg of potassium and that's one of the reasons strawberries are one of the most heart-healthy fruits you can eat.
Helps burn stored fat
If there's something that most people try to avoid having in their body, it's fat. The red colour indicates the presence of anthocyanins, which stimulate the burning of stored fat. Strawberries will not workout for you, but they will definitely help you burn fat.
Add strawberries to your diet and bring back the sweetness into your life!
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