8 Health Benefits of eating Strawberries

  1. Strawberries help in boosting immunity

Strawberries are a potent source of Vitamin C. most of the mammals, other than humans, have the ability to naturally produce vitamin C, which is why it is essential for humans to receive their daily requirement through foods and supplements.

One serving of strawberries has around half of the daily requirement of Vitamin C. This means that only 2 cups of strawberries contain the total daily requirement of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is a potent immunity booster as well as a strong antioxidant.

  1. Strawberries help in promoting eye health

The antioxidant properties found in strawberries can also help in the prevention of cataracts, which is the clouding of the lens of the eye, which can also lead to blindness in the old age. Our eyes require Vitamin C in order to protect themselves from exposure to the free radicals from the harsh UV rays of the sun. This can also damage the protein in our lens. Vitamin C also plays a vital role in strengthening the retina and cornea of the eye.

  1. Strawberries help in fighting cancer

Vitamin C is one of the antioxidants that aid in the prevention of cancer since a healthy immune system is the best defense. Ellagic acid, which is found in strawberries, has been found to hold anti-cancer properties that suppress the growth of cancer cells.

  1. Strawberries keep the wrinkles away

The power of Vitamin C that is found in strawberries still goes on, as it is essential to the production of collagen. Collagen helps in improving the elasticity and resilience of the skin. Since we lose the collagen as we grow older, eating those foods that are rich in Vitamin C can result in younger as well as healthier-looking skin.

  1. Strawberries help fight bad cholesterol

In accordance with the stroke and heart foundation, heart disease is amongst the leading causes of death amongst both men and women. However, strawberries contain a very potent heart health booster. Flavonoids, ellagic acid, and phytochemicals can also provide an effect of anti-oxidization that can also benefit the heart and health of the heart in several ways.

  1. Strawberries help in reducing inflammation

The phytochemicals and antioxidants that are found in strawberries can also help in reducing the inflammation of joints, which can cause arthritis and can also later cause heart disease.

  1. Strawberries help in regulating blood pressure

Potassium is one more nutrient that is vital for a healthy heart. Strawberries have around 134 MG per serving. Strawberries are considered to be a medium potent source of potassium.

Potassium can also help in the regulation of blood pressure and can also help in lowering the high blood pressure as it acts as a bugger against the negative effects of excessive amounts of sodium in the body.

  1. Strawberries boost fiber content

Fiber is a vital component for healthy digestion, and the strawberries contain around 2 grams in each serving. Problems that can arise from the lack of fiber in the body include diverticulitis I.e. inflammation of intestines, and constipation, which occurred in almost half of all people over the age of 60.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.