Although strawberries are a seasonal fruit, it's a good idea to eat them more often. Strawberries are perhaps even better for you than you might initially think… We explain with love why you should eat these red rascals a little more often, are you reading along?
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A serving of strawberries contains more vitamin C than most citrus fruits. 150 grams of strawberries contain 85 milligrams of vitamin C, which is more than 140 percent of your daily requirement and more than you find in a whole orange. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps protect your cells from free radical damage. It also boosts your immune system, helps your body absorb iron and aids in the production of collagen.
Strawberries are not only high in vitamins and minerals, but also phytochemicals. These are components that we can think of as antioxidants. These give strawberries an anti-inflammatory effect, ensure that they help against diabetes and give your brain a boost.
Last but not least Strawberries are also full of fiber. Fiber is an important nutrient and is important for good gut health. They help regulate your blood sugar levels and keep your cholesterol levels under control. 150 grams of strawberries already contain 3 grams of fiber. A good excuse to use strawberries more often in your meals!