Strawberries are one of the most popular healthy foods – for good reason!

Strawberries are full of phytonutrients called phenols. Anthocyanins give the strawberries the rich red color. And you already know that colorful foods are great sources of antioxidants!

These nutrients –

  • Keep your heart healthy

  • Increases memory, protects your brain from age related decline.

  • Helps body get rid of excess fluids.

  • Protect normal cells from cancer, and helps kill cancer cells. One study showed that strawberries or black raspberries dramatically reduced the growth of precancerous esophageal cells and tumors.

  • Reduce inflammations like arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis, and even cancer.

  • Protect your eyes from macular degeneration.

Eat one cup of fresh or frozen berries per week as part of your 3-4 servings of fruit a day.


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