Top 10 Health Benefits of Strawberries

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Blueberries and strawberries with anthocyanins.A 14-year study followed 34,000 hypertensives. Anthocyanin from blueberries and strawberries lowered blood pressure by 8%.

Regulate your blood pressure

Strawberry servings contain 134 mg of potassium, a heart-healthy nutrient, according to Alberta Health Services.

Boost your fibre intake

Strawberries contain 2 g of fibre per serving, which aids digestion. Constipation and diverticulitis, an inflammation of the intestines, can result from a lack of fibre.

 Help to promote pre-natal health

Strawberry servings contain 21 mg of folate, a B-vitamin recommended for pregnant or trying-to-conceive women. 

Give your
immunity a boost

Dietitian Madeleine Edwards says strawberries are high in vitamin C. Most mammals, except humans, produce vitamin C naturally

Maintain your healthy vision

Strawberry antioxidants may prevent cataracts, which can cause blindness in old age. Vitamin C protects our eyes from UV rays' free-radicals.

Ward off cancer

A healthy immune system is the body's best defence against cancer, so vitamin C can help. Another strawberry phytochemical is ellagic acid.

Improve skin’s resilience

Strawberry vitamin C helps produce collagen, which improves skin's elasticity and resilience. Age-related collagen loss may be reversed by eating vitamin C

Lower your cholesterol

Heart disease is a leading cause of death among Canadian women, says the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Strawberries are heart-healthy.

Reduce pesky inflammation

Strawberry antioxidants and phytochemicals may reduce joint inflammation, which can cause arthritis and heart disease. 

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